in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1099 words.
Lucas, Frederic Augustus (25 March 1852–09 February 1929), naturalist and museum administrator, was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts, the son of Augustus Henry Lucas, a clipper ship captain,...