Cleveland and Buffalo Transit Company



  • Existence: 1885 - 1939

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Certificates of inspection for SEEANDBEE

Identifier: GLMMS-0296
Scope and Contents

Inspection certificates for the passenger vessel SEEANDBEE operated by the Cleveland and Buffalo Transit Company, detailing information about crew and passenger numbers, name of master, number of life preservers and other details.

Dates: Creation: 1928-1939

Cleveland and Buffalo Transit Company records

Identifier: GLMMS-0281
Scope and Contents

Minutes from various company meetings, including Officials, Officers & Employees, and Heads of Departments.

Dates: Creation: 1903-1936

Damage and survey reports for the GREATER BUFFALO

 Collection – Box GLMMS 14, Folder: 15
Identifier: GLMMS-0738
Scope and Contents

Reports compiled by Marsh & McLennan, Inc., detailing damage sustained to the vessel's starboard main shaft due to stress of extreme weather and expenses of repair.

Dates: Creation: 1933-1934

Great Lakes Transportation Timetables and Brochures collection

Identifier: GLMS-0054
Abstract Literature from Great Lakes transportation companies promotes the use of the lake vessels at their disposal by the casual tourist traveler. Items reflect the mass marketing of the idea that travel in the Great Lakes region is feasible on regularly scheduled routes from ports readily accesible to much of the United States and Canada by rail or highway. The Lake Michigan routes from Ludington and Muskegon, Michigan to Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois are well documented. Ferry...
Dates: Creation: 1859-2019; Creation: Majority of material found within 1884-1990

Report relative to cause of cracks in main shaft of the steamer GREATER BUFFALO

 Collection – Box GLMMS 14, Folder: 16
Identifier: GLMMS-0739
Scope and Contents

Reports detailing causes of the fracture of the starboard main shaft of the GREATER BUFFALO in 1933; ship later known as the USS SABLE.

Dates: Creation: 1935


Identifier: GLMMS-0297
Scope and Contents

Articles of agreement between the master and seamen, or mariners of the steamer State of Ohio. Includes roster of ship crew, giving name, period of service, occupation, rate of pay, and total payment received.

Dates: Creation: 1914

Ted Siegfried collection

Identifier: GLMS-0088
Scope and Contents The Siegfried collection contains a wide variety of materials that mainly relate to passenger cruises on a wide variety of Great Lakes and international liners in the pre-1960s era. Materials include publications, brochures and timetables, menus, photographs, and a small amount of correspondence. Also present is a scrapbook of Great Lakes passenger travel during the 1920s that features timetables, deck plans, photographs, and excerpts from publications. Most of the scrapbook material appears...
Dates: Creation: 1859-1982; Creation: Majority of material found within 1900-1960

United Wireless Telegraph Company, complainant, vs. Clark Wireless Telegraph-Telephone Company Thomas E. Clark, Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Company, and Detroit and Buffalo Steamboat Company, defendants

 Collection – GLMMS 20, Folder: 8
Identifier: GLMMS-0767
Scope and Contents

Legal document in claim of patent infringement in case involving wireless telegraph operations of the defendants.

Dates: Creation: 1909