Benjamin Hoag was an egg collector and merchant active in the late 19th century and early 20th century. The Benjamin Hoag
Papers collection contains egg catalogs, field notes, correspondence, and ephemera.
Benjamin Hoag was born in 1865 in Ancram, New York, but lived most of his life in Stephentown, N.Y. He was an avid collector
of bird eggs and kept detailed catalogs of his collection. He sold oological supplies and books, and was active in the egg
trade. He died in 1932.
“Hoag, Benjamin”. Special Collections and University Archives. University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Accessed 20 Aug. 2014.
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