Boggs, Corinne Claiborne (03/13/1916-7/27/2013)

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  • Occupation: Educator, U.S. Representative, U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican
  • Committees/Roles: Sponsored legislation that made the Museum of African Art part of the Smithsonian.
  • Number of Terms: 1


  • Boggs, Lindy 3/13/1916-7/27/2013
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress
  • Representative


Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent images can be seen at

Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: RU 371, September 1978, Torch, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type

Representative (Democrat)




  • Boggs was the first woman to hold a position on the Board of Regents.
  • Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-1989. The Continental Congress (September 5, 1774 to October 21, 1788) and the Congress of the United States (from the first through the one hundredth Congress, March 4, 1789 to January 3, 1989, inclusive). Bicentennial Edition. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1989; Who's Who in America. 45th edition, 1988-1989. Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who's Who, 1988; Who's Who of American Women. 11th edition, 1979-1980. Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who's Who, 1979.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


Regent Tenure: 03/04/1977-1978


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  • Politicians
  • Democrat
  • History
  • Educators
  • Regents
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  • Women--History
  • Democrat--Regents


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