Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to L. Gonda informing him that an enclosed letter that belonged to him was accidentally attached to his JCRS application. Spivak asks that Gonda pardons the mistake and signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 14
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Louis Gonda. Spivak first clarifies that the name “Louis Gonda” was given to JCRS when he filed the application. This is in response to a previous letter that mentions the death of an Alex Gonda, written by his brother Louis Gonda. Spivak then goes into detail about the circumstances of Gonda's deaths by saying that he was mostly in bed during his stay, although his condition did not seem that bad until about two weeks before his death. Spivak mentions that...
Dates: 1910 June 25
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Dr. N.P. Levin. Spivak explained that Mr. Disraelly and Mr. Louis Shapiro, members of the Admission and Dismission Committee, told Spivak that Mr. Louis Gonda filed an application on March 31st, 1910 and is very sick. Spivak continued to go into detail about the fact that Gonda is in a rooming house with no one to attend to him and that he may go without food for several days. Spivak asked Levin to admit Gonda as an emergency case and to discharge him as soon as...
Dates: 1910 April 7
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. T.E. Post, informing him Louis Gonda was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Gonda's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 April 7
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 the Gonda family to C.D. Spivak. The letter expresses how surprised the family is from the news of their father passing away. Based on a previous letter from Spivak, they thought Louis Gonda would recover because Spivak gave them reassurance that he was doing okay. They also request that Spivak sends any belongings left behind from Louis such as a watch, gold chain, pin, clothing, and letters. They also request to know the location of his grave, as well as obtain the...
Dates: 1910 June 19
Overview Handwritten letter from the Gonda family to C.D. Spivak. The letter acknowledges that they received the package containing the chain and the 25 cents in change. They mention that if the photographic equipment is still intact, its value should be between four or five-hundred dollars, emphasizing that the lens is one of the finest ever made. They state that sending the photographic equipment would be too expensive; therefore, Spivak should attempt to sell it for a reasonable amount of money and...
Dates: 1910 June 27
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 E. Gonda to C.D. Spivak with an enclosed check for the requested amount of $14.50. She asks Spivak to send the Photographic equipment to Mrs. L. Gonda in New York City. Gonda thanks him for following up about the camera.
Dates: 1911 May 9
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