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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 13 Collections and/or Records:

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

Robert Levy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B372
Abstract Dr. Robert Levy (1864-1945) began attending the University of Denver in 1880. Most of the signatures in the autograph album date from when he was a student at the university. He started practicing medicine in Denver in 1884 after training at Bellevue Hospital. He helped found National Jewish Hospital and Gross Medical College. He served as president of the Denver and Colorado medical societies. Publications in the collection by Dr. Levy are on medical education and on the effect of climate and...
Dates: 1881-1945

Wedding of Kate Levy Zigmond, 1939

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0052.00055
Abstract The wedding party and guests pose outside at Kate Levy Zigmond's wedding. Seated left to right, Saling Simon, Miriam Simon, Lee Weil, Jeanette Weil, four unidentified individuals, Kate Levy Zigmond (bride), Rabbi Ziggy Zigmond (groom), Raphael Levy, Barbara Levy Goldberg, Bertha Levy, four unidentified individuals, and Jean Wohlgemuth Morris. Standing middle row left to right, Jack Levy holding Robert Levy, Joe Levy, Gisella Rosenthal, an unidentified man, Hannah Levy, Isidor "Hi" Hilb holding...
Dates: 1939