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A guide to the Asa Arnold Reniff certificate and license, 1867, 1870
HDC0359 (SAFR 17508)  
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  • Access
  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Asa Arnold Reniff certificate and license
    Date: 1867, 1870
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0359 (SAFR 17508)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 2 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: Asa Arnold Reniff certificate and license (SAFR 17508, HDC 359) consists of a United States Inspectors certificate to first engineer of steam vessels dated 1870 and one Steamboat Engineer's license renewal dated 1867. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

    Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

    Processing Note

    The descriptions in this collection guide were compiled using the best available sources of information. Such sources include the creator's annotations or descriptions, collection accession files, primary and secondary source material and subject matter experts. While every effort was made to provide accurate information, in the event that you find any errors in this guide please contact the reference staff in order for us to evaulate and make corrections to this guide.
    Please cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0359 (SAFR 17508), Asa Arnold Reniff certificate and license, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    This collection was transferred from Golden Gate National Recreation Area to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    Asa Arnold Reniff (1828-1913) was born in Broome County, New York. He came to California via Panama in 1852. He was a river boat engineer on the Sacramento River in the 1860s, possibly earlier. He was said to serve on the RELIEF. He died in Geyserville, California where he owned extensive vineyards.

    Collection Scope and Content

    Asa Arnold Reniff certificate and license (SAFR 17508, HDC 359) consists of a United States Inspectors certificate to first engineer of steam vessels dated 1870 and one Steamboat Engineer's license renewal dated 1867. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of a two items.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Steamboats
    licenses
    Marine engineers