E. H. Day

  • Name

    E. Hartsinck Day

  • Dates

    1833 - 1895

  • Specialities


  • Roles


  • Movement Details

    United States of America, Jamaica, New York, New Jersey, Cuba

  • Notes

    Collector Notes: New Jersey, New York (1876-1881): NY Cuba (1881): NY
    Is her herbarium at NY? There are many specimens at NY-- probably came with Columbia College/University to herb. NY

    Edward Hartsinck Day

    Edward Cecilius Hartsinck Day was born April 6, 1833 in Bath, England. He married Georgina Sarah Mant in 1854, and emigrated to the US in 1866, where he lived in East Chester, NY. He had 12 children including son Edward Henry Hartsinck Day born June 22, 1856 in Monmouthshire, England.

    Prof. Day came to New York in 1866, as assayer to a Montana mining company, and later accepted the post of Assay Master in the Columbia College School of Mines. At the death of Prof. Redfield in 1872, he was elected to the Chair of Natural Science in the Normal College, and held it at the time of his death. Owing to heart failure and pulmonary troubles he was obliged to abandon his work about two years ago. His remains will be interred at Bath, England. He was twice married. His second wife was with him at the time of his death."

  • Collections

    Botanical Collections