H12-1239.10. Boven, Rena (ca. 1896-1957). Papers, 1991. 1 folder.
Rena Boven served as a nurse to the Holland community and Holland Hospital from 1919-1956. She served as the superintendent of all the hospital operations from 1930-1946. In 1946, Boven became the Director of Nursing and remained in that role until 1954, when she took charge of the recovery room. She remained in that role until her retirement in late 1956. Boven passed away from a lingering illness on January 19, 1957. The Rena Boven Guild was created in her honor in 1957 by the wives of the hospital’s physicians. The collection contains biographical materials and a photograph of her. (B)
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