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University of Toronto - Robarts Library

The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university.

Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items.

The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in North America. Its towering main structure rests on an equilateral triangular footprint and features extensive use of triangular geometric patterns throughout.

It forms the main component of a three-tower complex that also includes the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Claude Bissel Building, which houses the Faculty of Information. The library's imposing appearance has earned it the nickname of Fort Book.

Comprising fourteen storeys, plus two underground floors, the brutalist and futurist structure features raised podia and a suspended fourth floor. A mezzanine level physically connects Robarts Library to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library building at its southeastern side, and to the Claude Bissel Building, housing the Faculty of Information, at its northeastern side.

The concrete waffle slab floor plates are adorned with triangular-patterned tessellation. A hexagonal central circulation atrium is enclosed at the core of the building and through the middle of the mezzanine level. The gross area of the building is over 1,036,000 square feet.


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1921 Cedillo, Jerónimo López de Ayala, conde de, 1862-1934; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topic: Jiménez de Cisneros, Francisco, 1436?-1517
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1921 García Romero, Francisco; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain). Biblioteca
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Topic: Incunabula
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Topics: Valencia, Spanish literature, Historians, Valencian
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1918 Flórez, Enrique, 1702-1773. España sagrada ... 1747-1879; Risco, Manuel, 1735-1801; González Palencia, Ángel, 1889-1949; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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Topics: Manzanares el Real, Spain, Mendoza family
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1914 Altolaguirre y Duvale, Angel de, 1857-; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topic: Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, 1475-1519
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1914 Bonilla y San Martín, Adolfo, 1875-1926; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain). Boletin
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Topics: Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912, Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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1911 Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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1907 García López, Juan Catalina, 1845-1911; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Fernán-Núñez, Carlos José Gutierrez de los Ríos y Rohan Chabot, conde de, Pérez de Guzmán,...
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Topic: Requesens y Zúñiga, Luis de, 1528-1576
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1903 Beltrán y Rózpide, Ricardo, 1852-1928; Fernández Duro, Cesáreo, 1830-1908; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Added title: Isidoro de Antillón, geógrafo, historiador y político
Topic: Antillón, Isidoro de, 1778-1814
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1896 Aragon (Kingdom). Cortes; Valencia. Cortes; Catalonia (Principality). Corts; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Law, Valencia, Valencia, Law, Law
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1896 Aragon (Kingdom). Cortes; Valencia. Cortes; Catalonia (Principality). Corts; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Law, Valencia, Valencia, Law, Law
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1896 Aragon (Kingdom). Cortes; Valencia. Cortes; Catalonia (Principality). Corts; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Law, Valencia, Valencia, Law, Law
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1896 Aragon (Kingdom). Cortes; Valencia. Cortes; Catalonia (Principality). Corts; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Law, Valencia, Valencia, Law, Law
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1896 Aragon (Kingdom). Cortes; Valencia. Cortes; Catalonia (Principality). Corts; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Law, Valencia, Valencia, Law, Law
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1896 Aragon (Kingdom). Cortes; Valencia. Cortes; Catalonia (Principality). Corts; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Law, Valencia, Valencia, Law, Law
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1896 Aragon (Kingdom). Cortes; Valencia. Cortes; Catalonia (Principality). Corts; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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1896 Aragon (Kingdom). Cortes; Valencia. Cortes; Catalonia (Principality). Corts; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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1896 Aragon (Kingdom). Cortes; Valencia. Cortes; Catalonia (Principality). Corts; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Law, Valencia, Valencia, Law, Law
Index prepared by Ernst Schäfer. q.v
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1884 Fernández Duro, Cesáreo, 1830-1908; Albuquerque, Francisco Fernández de la Cueva, 8th duque de, 1619-1676; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topic: Albuquerque, Francisco Fernández de la Cueva, 8th duque de, 1619-1676
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1883 Colmeiro, Manuel, 1818-1894; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain); Leon (Kingdom). Cortes. Cortes de los antiguos reinos de León y de Castilla
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Topics: Leon (Kingdom). Cortes, Castile (Kingdom). Cortes
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1883 Colmeiro, Manuel, 1818-1894; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain); Leon (Kingdom). Cortes. Cortes de los antiguos reinos de León y de Castilla
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Topics: Leon (Kingdom). Cortes, Castile (Kingdom). Cortes
Edited by Manuel Colmeiro. - p. vi
Topic: Columbus, Christopher
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1877 Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topic: Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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1861 Leon (Kingdom). Cortes; Castile, Spain. Cortes; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Law, Law
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1861 Leon (Kingdom). Cortes; Castile, Spain. Cortes; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Law, Law
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1861 Leon (Kingdom). Cortes; Castile, Spain. Cortes; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Law, Law
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1861 Leon (Kingdom). Cortes; Castile, Spain. Cortes; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Law, Law
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Topics: Spain -- Charters, grants, privileges, Spain -- History, Local Sources
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1846 Navarrete, Martín Fernández de, 1765-1844; Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Topics: Navigation, Mathematical geography