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Art, 1914-2007

 Series
Identifier: B250.03

Dates

  • 1914-2007

Creator

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection is predominately in English; some materials are in Hebrew and Yiddish, including the Hebrew-Yiddish dictionary.

Biographical / Historical

This series contains the oil painting ''The Ten Commeadments'' 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. It also contains information about David Spivak and his son Daniel Spivak and their art.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (Painting of the Ten Commandments, biographical information on David Spivak, information on his art, and note cards designed by Daniel Spivak, son of David Spivak.)

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 Soloman 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 painting, "The Ten Commandments" and note cards drawn by Daniel Spivak.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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