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Kauvar, Abraham J., 1915-2003

 Person

Abraham J. Kauvar was born in Denver, Colorado in 1915 and died there in 2003. He graduated from the University of Denver in 1935 and earned a Doctor of Medicine in 1939 from the University of Chicago. He served as Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean of University of Colorado Medical School, and conducted research at the Eleanor Roosevelt Institute for Cancer Research. He was instrumental in founding the Neighborhood Health Program in 1965. Hospitals Corp. In 1987, the Kauvar Foundation, which specializes in health care needs of the elderly was established in his honor. He was the son of Rabbi Charles E.H. Kauvar, a prominant Denver religious leader.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham J. Kauvar Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B007
Abstract Abraham J. Kauvar graduated from the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado in 1935 and earned a Doctor of Medicine in 1939 from the University of Chicago. He served as Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean of University of Colorado Medical School, and conducted research at the Eleanor Roosevelt Institute for Cancer Research. He was instrumental in founding the Neighborhood Health Program in 1965. He was manager of the Denver Department of Health and Hospitals and also served as director of...
Dates: 1930-2000

Beth Hamedrosh Hagodol Confirmation Class of 1930, 1930

 Item
Identifier: B063.06.0033.0004.00002
Abstract The Beth Ha-Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) confirmation class of 1930 members are standing in suits and dresses. The girls have large bouquets in their arms. Rabbi Charles Kauvar is standing in the front row and next to him is standing Peryle Hayutin (Beck) with her hair in long curls. Rear L-R: Raymond Spiegelman, Albert Schnitzer, Bernard Goldberg, Abraham Kauvar (son of Rabbi Kauvar) and Paul Kwantin; Second row L-R: Leo Flax, Marvin Goldfarb, Minnie Wallins (teacher), Beatrice Pashel Groussman,...
Dates: 1930

Box 2, 1970s

 File — Box: B007.02.0002
Identifier: B007.02.0002
Abstract 15 File Folders include: Published articles; reports; "Medicolumn"; Denver General material; manuscript; lectures; National Health Care policy.
Dates: 1970s

Davis Institute, 1975-1977

 Series
Identifier: B007.04
Abstract Abraham Kauvar participated in the planning for the Davis Institute for the Care and Study of Aging in Denver. File folders include: Davis Institute Correspondence; General Report; Agreements, Proposals; Patient forms and letters; Minutes; Architectural plans; Fiscal statements.
Dates: 1975-1977

Denver Health and Hospitals, 1973-1985

 Series
Identifier: B007.03
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection highlights the career of Dr. Abraham J. Kauvar. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, awards, legal papers from the case of Trimble v. City and County of Denver, audiocassettes, scrapbooks, publications, memorabilia, and photographs. The papers document the professional and personal life of a major figure in Denver's medical community. The collection also contains correspondence with Rabbi Charles E. H. Kauvar (Dr. Kauvar's father), who was a noted...
Dates: 1973-1985

Manuscripts and Writings, 1970-1979

 Series
Identifier: B007.02
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection highlights the career of Dr. Abraham J. Kauvar. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, awards, legal papers from the case of Trimble v. City and County of Denver, audiocassettes, scrapbooks, publications, memorabilia, and photographs. The papers document the professional and personal life of a major figure in Denver's medical community. The collection also contains correspondence with Rabbi Charles E. H. Kauvar (Dr. Kauvar's father), who was a noted...
Dates: 1970-1979

Outdoor Reception, 1988 November 13

 Item
Identifier: U158.03.0142.00063
Abstract Frame 1: David Patterson speaks to Emmett Heitler. Frame 2: Theodore Puck and Abraham Kauvar speak to Vicky Taylor. Mary Puck in background. Frame 3. Theodore Puck signs notebook held by Vicky Taylor.
Dates: 1988 November 13

Theodore Puck, Abraham J. Kauvar, Vicky Taylor and Mary Hill Puck, 1988 November 13

 Item
Identifier: U158.03.0142.00063.00002
Abstract Theodore Puck and Abraham Kauvar speak to Vicki Taylor. Mary Puck is visible in the background.
Dates: 1988 November 13

University of Denver Commencement Program June 3, 2000, 2000 June 3

 Item
Identifier: U138.0006.0032.00001
Abstract Program for the University of Denver doctoral, graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony, June 3, 2000. Honorary degree recipients: A.J. Kauvar, Doctor of Humane Letters; Bill Owens, Doctor of Public Service, he was sworn in as Colorado's 40th Governor in January 1999; Reverend Michael J. Sheeran, S.J., Doctor of Humane Letters. Remarks were given by Bill Owens, Governor, State of Colorado. The closing remarks were given by Daniel L. Ritchie, Chancellor of the University.
Dates: 2000 June 3