Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Handwritten letter from one of Mrs. Gonda's children to JCRS on behalf of Mrs. Gonda. They explain that the family is surprised to hear that their father has been admitted into the sanatorium. They also explain that they could not write earlier because of the constant struggle to look for work, but their uncle has helped the family move from Perth Amboy, New Jersey to New York. The family admits that they heard some troubling news from a young man who saw Louis Gonda in the hospital and he said...
Dates: 1910 April 22
Overview Handwritten letter from Mrs. Ethel Gonda to C.D. Spivak. She begins the letter by stating that the family is in very poor circumstances and would like Spivak to do what he can with the photographic equipment. She then mentions that the family plans on moving back to Europe once they can save enough money. She again requests that the death certificate be sent soon because it is an important document that they need for the move. She signs the letter "Mrs. Gonda" with their address and in large,...
Dates: 1910 August 3
Overview Typed letter from the Gonda family to C.D. Spivak asking him where the photographic equipment is that had been sent earlier. They have not received the camera in the mail and ask Spivak to follow up regarding where the equipment is. The letter is signed on behalf of Mrs. L. Gonda.
Dates: 1911 June 2
Overview Typed letter from F.D. Gonda and the Gonda family to C.D. Spivak. The Gonda family is writing to follow up about a previous letter they had written and had not yet receive a response from. They mention that they answered the question about what to do with the photographic equipment in the previous letter. They also anxiously await his letter with information about the location of their father's grave. The letter is signed, "Your grateful debtors, F.D. Gonda, and family" with their New York...
Dates: 1910 July 13
Overview Handwritten letter from Louis Gonda to C.D. Spivak asking Spivak to send the belongings of his dead brother, Alex Gonda. He also says that he last heard from his brother in San Francisco before receiving Spivak's telegram regarding his death. The letter is signed "Very truly- his brother, Louis Gonda" with his New York City address on the bottom of the letter. There is also an empty envelope addressed to Spivak associated with this letter.
Dates: 1910 June 20
Overview Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Gonda informing her that her husband, Louis Gonda passed away. He asks her to wire the burial instructions.
Dates: 1910 June 18