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Alice C. Boehret Papers

Identifier: MSS 0561


  • circa 1920s-1980s

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Alice Crowther Boehret was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on January 2, 1919, and grew up in Philadelphia and Wildwood, New Jersey. Boehret graduated Germantown High School in 1937, then entered nursing training at Jefferson Medical College Hospital School of Nursing. She finished in 1941 and worked as a graduate nurse until she passed the state boards in 1942.

Boehret was a UNCG alumna (French major). She attended using the GI Bill after WWII. She served in the United States Army Nurse Corps during WWII. She later taught nursing at UNC (1960s) and Rutgers University

In 1957, Boehret accepted a position at the Woman's College in the newly formed Deparment of Nursing; she became chairman of the department in 1960. Boehret left the school in 1966 to pursue a doctorate degree in nursing at Columbia University, from which she graduated in 1972. She then helped establish the baccalaureate nursing program at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey. Boehret retired from Rutgers in 1984. She died 20 November, 2008.


1.92 Linear Feet (1 document box, letter size; 2 sheet music boxes)

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