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Levy, Robert, 1864-1945

 Person

Dr. Robert Levy was born in 1864 in Hamilton, Ontario and died in Denver, Colorado in 1945. He came to Denver in 1879 and became a student at the University of Denver the next year. He married Rebecca Goldsmith and two daughters were born to the couple. Robert Levy started practicing medicine in Denver in 1884 after training at Bellevue Hospital. He was an organizer, in 1887, of Gross Medical College, which later merged into DU's medical school. He was also instrumental in the organization of Denver Clinical Pathological Assn. and National Jewish Hospital. Dr. Levy's specialty was ear, nose and throat and during World War I he was in charge of that specialty at Fort Lewis, Washington. He practiced medicine in Denver for 60 years, and was honored by a testimonial dinner at National Jewish Hospital in 1944. He was also on the board of Temple Emanuel, was Professor Emeritus of the Colorado University School of Medicine, and served as president of the Denver and Colorado medical societies.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

A Legacy of Healing: Early Colorado Jews in Medicine, 2005

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Identifier: B230.03.0023.00004
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who contributed to medicine, the Jewish community, and Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people who knew some of the early key figures.
Dates: 2005

Accrual to Robert Levy Papers

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2015.061
Dates: 1897, 1902

Letter from Harry B. Bernstein to Robert Levy, 1909 May 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0025.00024
Overview Handwritten letter from Harry B. Bernstein addressed to Dr. Robert Levy Denver, Col. in which Mr. Bernstein references an enclosed letter "written to the people I am now staying with" that will "explain my case more clearly than my own words." Mr. Bernstein states that he is writting at the suggestion of his current doctor, Dr. R. W. Craig in Phoenix. Bernstein also thanks Dr. Levy for "any influence you may use in gaining admittance for me." to the J.C.R.S. in Denver. Letter is signed "yours...
Dates: 1909 May 11

Letter from H.B. Bernstein to H.B. Ferguson, 1909 May 9

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0025.00019
Overview Handwritten letter from Harry B. Bernstein addressed to Mrs. H. B. Ferguson Pittsburg, PA. in which Bernstein thanks Mrs. Ferguson "for your efforts." Mr. Bernstein states his curent physician, Dr. Craig "is very well known with Dr. Levy" and that he intends to write in Dr. Levy Denver and put his case before him. Mr Bernstein also discusses his current job, which he describes as a "very nice well paying position." He regrets that he will have to forfit this position due to his health in favor...
Dates: 1909 May 9

Letter from Philip Hillkowitz to Robert Levy, 1909 May 17

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0025.00025
Overview Typed letter from Philip Hillkowitz addressed to Dr. Robert Levy, California Bldg., City thanking Dr. Levy "for the transmission of the correspondence in connection with the application of Mr. Harry B. Bernstein of Pittsburg, Pa." Letter is unsigned but "President" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 May 17

Letter from Robert Levy to Philip Hillkowitz, 1909 May 14

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0025.00023
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Robert Levy addressed to Dr. Philip Hillkowitz, 1427 Stout St., City. stating "I enclose herewith correspondence which is self explanatory." Letter is signed "Levy".
Dates: 1909 May 14

National Jewish Hospital's Board of Trustees, between 1920-1940

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Identifier: B063.03.0003.00007
Overview Portrait of National Jewish Hospital's Board of Trustees stands on steps of an unidentified building, which was probably located on the hospital's campus. First row left to right: M. D. Barnett, Rabbi William Friedman, two unidentified men, and Dr. Robert Levy. Second row left to right: Sam Cohen, Ernest Morris, Sam Grimes, Sam Fleisher, and Arthur Friedman. Row 3 left to right: Michael Baum, three unidentified men, and Morris Cohen. Row 4 left to right: Dr. Adelman, an unidentified man,...
Dates: between 1920-1940

Portrait of Dr. Robert Levy, between 1930-1939

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Identifier: B063.03.0011.00010
Overview Formal portrait of Dr. Robert Levy. Dr. Robert Levy came to Denver in 1879 as a student at the University of Denver. He started practicing medicine in Denver in 1884 after training at Bellevue Hospital. He was an organizer, in 1890, of the Jewish Hospital Association of Denver, which later became National Jewish Hospital. Dr. Levy was a longtime board member of National Jewish and was chairman of the Medical Advisory Board. He was also instrumental in the organization of Denver Clinical...
Dates: between 1930-1939

Portrait of Dr. Robert Levy, between 1930-1939

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Identifier: B063.03.0031.0003.00001
Overview Formal portrait of Dr. Robert Levy. Dr. Robert Levy came to Denver in 1879 as a student at the University of Denver. He started practicing medicine in Denver in 1884 after training at Bellevue Hospital. He was an organizer, in 1890, of the Jewish Hospital Association of Denver, which later became National Jewish Hospital. Dr. Levy was a longtime board member of National Jewish and was chairman of the Medical Advisory Board. He was also instrumental in the organization of Denver Clinical...
Dates: between 1930-1939

Publications, 1897, 1902

 File
Identifier: B372.02.0001.0003
Scope and Contents Contains a list of publications by Dr. Robert Levy and two publicaitons: 1) Medical Education. President's address delivered before The Colorado State Medical Society, June 17, 1897 by Robert Levy, M.D., Professor of Laryngology and Physiology, Gross Medical College, etc. Denver, Colorado, reprinted from The Colorado State Medical society Proceedings, 1897. Original printed blue wrappers, 12 pages; 2) The Effect of Climate on Laryngeal Tuberculosis with Special Reference to High Altitudes by...
Dates: 1897, 1902