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Spivak, Haim David, 1893-1932

 Person

H. David Spivak was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1893 and died in Denver November 23, 1932. His parents were Dr. Charles Spivak and Jennie Charsky Spivak. David Spivak attented The Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Denver. He was the Co-founder and president of the Denver Artists Guild.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Art, 1914-2007

 Series
Identifier: B250.03
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection materials include biographical information on Dr. Charles and Jennie Spivak, a family tree chart, a Yiddish dictionary written by Dr. C. D. Spivak and Sol. Bloomgarden (Yehoash), correspondence and articles written by Charles Spivak. The collection also includes memorials to Charles Spivak, including the special memorial issue of the JCRS publication, ''The Sanatorium.'' The collection also contains art by H. David Spivak, son of Charles and Jennie Spivak, including an oil...
Dates: 1914-2007

Artists - "Discovering Denver Jewish Artists" , 1992 December 20-1993 February 28

 File
Identifier: B111.01.0001.0007
Overview Booklet concerning Denver's Jewish artists and history, including: Haim David Spivak (1893-1932), Marianne Pisko Hausmann (1880-1969), Eunice Katz (1914-1994), Ruth Sherbok (1916-2006), Mary Cane Robinson (1910-1992), William Sanderson (1905-1990), Roland Detre (1903-1995), Mel Silverman (1931-1966), Greta Hilb (1904-1998), Irene Stein (1894-2000), and Elizabeth Yanish Shwayder.
Dates: 1992 December 20-1993 February 28

Civilizing the West: Early Colorado Jews in the Arts, 1865-1950, 2011

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00009
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.
Dates: 2011

David Spivak, 1914-2007

 File
Identifier: B250.03.0005.0001
Overview Haim David Spivak (1893-1932) was the son of Dr. Charles D. Spivak, a founder of the JCRS. David Spivak was an artist who painted portraits and landscapes and was one of three co-founders of the Denver Artists Guild. The file contains information on Haim David Spivak, copies of a bookplate he designed for his father, a catalog of his paintings (1914-1932), and correspondence, aboutf his "Ten Commandments" painting.
Dates: 1914-2007

Photographs and Ephemera, 1912-1927

 File
Identifier: B250.01.0001.0009
Overview Memorial program and card, copy of family photograph, and two post cards from Worumbo Mills, Lisbon Falls, Maine, where Charles Spivak worked before attending medical school.
Dates: 1912-1927

Spivak Family Papers and Art

 Collection
Identifier: B250
Overview Dr. Charles Spivak was born in Russia in 1861 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1927. He arrived in New York City in 1882 and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1893, Charles Spivak married Jennie Charsky. Because of Jennie's poor health the Spivaks moved to Denver in 1886. Dr. Spivak was a co-founder of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) and was the executive secretary from 1904 until 1927. Hayem David Spivak, son of Dr. Charles and Jennie...
Dates: 1861-2010

Spivak Letters, National Library of Israel

 Collection
Identifier: B375
Overview Dr. Charles Spivak was born in Russia in 1861 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1927. He arrived in New York City in 1882 and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1893, Charles Spivak married Jennie Charsky and they had three children: David, Deena, and Ruth. Jennie Charsky was born in Russia in 1871 and briefly studied law at Cornell before graduating from the University of Denver. Because of Jennie's poor health the Spivaks moved to Denver in 1886. Dr....
Dates: 1919-1920

Spivak Painting, 1998

 File
Identifier: B250.03.0005.0002
Overview Haim David Spivak painted "The Ten Commandments" as a mural in the BMH synagogue in 1927. There are photographs of the Spivak family and the painting before it was given to the AMC Cancer Research Center. There is also an appraisal of the painting.
Dates: 1998

The Ten Commandments, 1927

 File — Box: B250.03.0002
Identifier: B250.03.0002
Overview Oil painting "The Ten Commendments" by H. David Spivak who was the son of Dr. Charles David and Jennie Charsky Spivak. The painting was commissioned as a mural for the Beth HaMedrosh Hagodol Synagogue in Denver, Colorado. Haim David Spivak was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1893 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1932. He studied at the University of Denver, the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois and the Art Students League, New York. He was one of three co-founders of the Denver Artists...
Dates: 1927