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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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Topics: Entremés, Spanish drama (Collections), Spanish drama -- History and criticism
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by Cuevas, Mariano, 1879-
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Topics: Catholic Church, Mexico -- Church history
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by Madrid. Biblioteca Municipal; Cambronero, Carlos, 1849-1913
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Bibliography, Madrid (Spain) -- Bibliography
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Topics: Spanish drama (Collections), Spanish drama -- 20th century Collections
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography -- Spain, Ecclesiastical geography --...
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by Madrid. Biblioteca municipal; Cambronero, Carlos, 1849-1913
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Bibliography, Madrid (Spain) -- Bibliography
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Topic: Spanish drama
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Topics: Catholic Church, Venezuela
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Topics: Spanish drama (Collections), Spanish drama -- 20th century Collections
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700, Religious drama, Spanish
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Topics: Spanish drama (Collections), Spanish drama -- 20th century Collections
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700, Religious drama, Spanish
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by Gaume, Jean Joseph, 1802-1879; Jesus, José Maria de, Bp. Manifestacion [1875]
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Topics: Roman Catholic Church, Papacy
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church,...
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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Vol. 1. Moratin, L.F. de. Origines del teatro español seguidos de una coleccion de piezas dramaticas anteriores á Lope de Vega.- Vol. 2. Teatro escogido de Lope de Vega.- Vol. 3. Teatro escogido de Calderon de la Barca.- Vol. 4. Teatro escogido desde el siglo XVII hasta nuestros dias
Topic: Spanish drama
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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by 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: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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Topics: Catholic Church, Spain -- Colonies America, Latin America -- Politics and government To 1830
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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by Campomanes, Pedro Rodríguez, conde de, 1723-1803
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Topics: Campomanes, Pedro Rodríguez, conde de, 1723-1803, Catholic Church, Mortmain, Church lands, Canon...
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700, Religious drama, Spanish
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
Topics: Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635, Catholic Church, Learning and scholarship, Philosophy, Spanish,...
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by Biblioteca Nacional (Spain); Paz y Mélia, Antonio, 1842-1927
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"Advertencia" signed: A. Paz y Mélia
Topics: Manuscripts, Spanish drama, Manuscripts, Spanish
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography -- Spain, Ecclesiastical geography --...
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography -- Spain, Ecclesiastical geography --...
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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by Cronan, Urban
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Topic: Spanish drama
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
Title vignettes (v. 9-51); initials; head and tail pieces
Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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Topics: Roman Catholic Church, Protestantism
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by Zurita, Marciano, 1887-1929
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Topics: Spanish literature -- History and criticism, Spanish drama -- History and criticism, Theater --...
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church
With Vol. 2 title continues: Parte segunda en que se contiene la respuesta á las cartas de Doña Pantoja, con un apéndice de ilustraciones relativas al mismo asunto ... y un romance histórico-cómico que es un compendio de toda la obra
Topic: Spanish drama
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
Topics: Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635, Catholic Church, Learning and scholarship, Philosophy, Spanish,...
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Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church
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by Francos Rodríguez, José, 1862-1931
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Topics: Spanish drama, Theater
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Topic: Spanish drama
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by [Loyola y Oranguren, Ignacio de, marqués de la Olmeda, d. 1764]; Nasarre, Blas Antonio, 1689-1751; Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635; Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681
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"Papel circular, que, solicitando el examen, censura, y correccion de esta obra, escrivio el autor" (8th-11th prelim. leaves) signed: Don Thomàs de Erauso y Zavaleta [pseud.]
Topic: Spanish drama
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography -- Spain, Ecclesiastical geography --...
Vol. 1. Prólogo general, por Antonio Cánovas del Castillo. El duque de Rivas, por Manuel Cañete; el drama en cinco jornadas, Don Álvaro ò la fuerza del sino. Antonio García Gutiérrez, por Cayetano Rosell el drama en cuatro actos, Juan Lorenzo.- José Zorrilla, por Isidoro Fernández Florez; el drama en tres actos, Traidor, inconfeso y mártir. Ventura de la Vega, por Juan Valera; La comedia en cuatro actos, El hombre de mundo. Narciso Serra, por José Fernández Bremón; La comedia en...
Topic: Spanish drama
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
Topics: Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635, Catholic Church, Learning and scholarship, Philosophy, Spanish,...
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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Topics: Spanish drama (Collections), Spanish drama (Comedy)
Vol. 1. Prólogo general, por Antonio Cánovas del Castillo. El duque de Rivas, por Manuel Cañete; el drama en cinco jornadas, Don Álvaro ò la fuerza del sino. Antonio García Gutiérrez, por Cayetano Rosell el drama en cuatro actos, Juan Lorenzo.- José Zorrilla, por Isidoro Fernández Florez; el drama en tres actos, Traidor, inconfeso y mártir. Ventura de la Vega, por Juan Valera; La comedia en cuatro actos, El hombre de mundo. Narciso Serra, por José Fernández Bremón; La comedia en...
Topic: Spanish drama
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
Topics: Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635, Catholic Church, Learning and scholarship, Philosophy, Spanish,...
Title vignettes (v. 9-51); initials; head and tail pieces
Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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by Dahlmann, Joseph, 1861-1930
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Topics: Catholic Church, Language and languages -- Study and teaching
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Collections, Drama
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
Topics: Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635, Catholic Church, Learning and scholarship, Philosophy, Spanish,...
Title vignettes (v. 9-51); initials; head and tail pieces
Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
Topics: Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635, Catholic Church, Learning and scholarship, Philosophy, Spanish,...
With Vol. 2 title continues: Parte segunda en que se contiene la respuesta á las cartas de Doña Pantoja, con un apéndice de ilustraciones relativas al mismo asunto ... y un romance histórico-cómico que es un compendio de toda la obra
Topic: Spanish drama
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Ecclesiastical geography, Ecclesiastical geography
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700, Religious drama, Spanish
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Collections, Drama