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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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Topic: Spanish poetry
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Topics: Lista y Aragón, Alberto, 1775-1848, Spanish poetry
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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Topics: García Tassara, Gabriel, 1817-1875, Spanish poetry
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by Ribera, Julián, 1858-1934; Pidal y Mon, Alejandro, 1846-1913
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Estudio del Cancionero de Abencuzman
Topics: Muammad ibn 'Abd al-Malik ibn uzmn, d. 1160, Spanish poetry
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Topics: Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban, 1617-1682, Spanish poetry
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by Arteaga y Pereira, Fernando de
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Topics: León, Luis de, 1527-1591, Spanish poetry
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by Martínez de la Rosa, Francisco, 1787-1862
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Binder's title: Obras literarias; Poética
Topic: Spanish poetry
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Topics: Bretón de los Herreros, Manuel, 1796-1873, Spanish poetry
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In titles, v. 6-9: Por D. Juan Joseph Lopez de Sedano
Topic: Spanish poetry
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by San Luis, Luis José Sartorius, conde de, 1810?-1871
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Catalina, Mariano, 1842-1913
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Heredia, Nicolás
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Palacio Valdés, Armando, 1853-1938
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Poets, Spanish
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In titles, v. 6-9: Por D. Juan Joseph Lopez de Sedano
Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Catalina, Mariano, 1842-1913
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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In titles, v. 6-9: Por D. Juan Joseph Lopez de Sedano
Topic: Spanish poetry
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In titles, v. 6-9: Por D. Juan Joseph Lopez de Sedano
Topic: Spanish poetry
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Manuscripts, Spanish
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by Catalina, Mariano, 1842-1913
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Catalina, Mariano, 1842-1913
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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Topics: Roca de Togores, María de la Piedad, Duquesa de Frias, Spanish poetry
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by Pidal y Mon, Alejandro, 1846-1913
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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In titles, v. 6-9: Por D. Juan Joseph Lopez de Sedano
Topic: Spanish poetry
Earlier edition appears under title: Obras de eloquencia y de poesía
Topics: Orations, Spanish poetry
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In titles, v. 6-9: Por D. Juan Joseph Lopez de Sedano
Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Catalina, Mariano, 1842-1913
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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Topic: Spanish poetry
Introduction by Eugenio de Ochoa
Topics: María Cristina, Queen Consort of Ferdinand VII, 1806-1878, Spanish poetry, Spanish poetry
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"Coleccion de poesías religiosas y festivas"
Topic: Spanish poetry
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Gutiérrez de Alba, José María, 1822-1897
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Topic: Spanish poetry
"Discurso del excmo. sr. d. Francisco Silvela": p. [197]-210
Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Cavestany, Juan Antonio; Palacio, Manuel del
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Speech given upon his reception into the Real Academia Española
Topics: Ballads, Spanish poetry
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by Fernández de Constantina, Juan; Foulché-Delbosc, R. (Raymond), 1864-1929
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Spanish ballads and songs
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Topic: Spanish poetry (Collections)
Vol. 1. Leandro Fernandez de Moratin; Juan Melendez Valdes.- Vol. 2. El Conde de Norona; Melchor Gaspar de Jovellanos; Nicasio Álvarez de Cienfuegos; José María Roldan; Francisco de Castro; Manuel de Arjona; Francisco Sanchez Barbero
Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Uhagón y Guardamino, Francisco Rafael de, marqués de Laurencín, 1858-1927
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Spanish poetry (Collections)
Each work is paged separately and has its own title-page and imprint
Topics: Spanish poetry, Orations
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by Vasconcellos, Carolina Michaëlis de, 1851-1925
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Vol. 1. Poetas de los siglos XV-XVIII
Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Publication suspended 1919-1947
Topics: Spain -- History Sources, Spain -- History Collections
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by Alonso Sortés, Narciso, 1875-
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Topic: Spanish poetry
Biblioteca universal
Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Publication suspended 1919-1947
Topics: Spain -- History Sources, Spain -- History Collections
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Topics: Religious poetry, Spanish, Spanish poetry
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Pellicer de Ossau Salas y Tovar, José, 1602-1679
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Topic: Spanish poetry (Collections)
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Topic: Spanish poetry (Collections)
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by Serrano y Sanz, Manuel, 1868-1932
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At head of title: Real Academia Española
Topics: Spanish poetry, Women authors, Authors, Spanish
(Junta para ampliación de estudios e investigaciones cientificas Centro de Estudios Historicos)
Topic: Spanish poetry
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Autores:- Miguel Tenorio; Francisco Grandallana; El Solitario; A. de Saavedra, duque de Rivas; Fernando de la Vera; Javier Valdelomar y Pineda; Francisco Rodriguez Zapata; José Manuel Tenorio; Salvador Bermudez de Castro; Pedro de la Puente y Apezechea; Pedro Manuel Monti y Sorela; Pedro Alcántara Liañe; Francisco Fernandez Golfin; Lorenzo Nicolas Quintana; José Lorenzo Figueroa; Gabriel Garcia Tassara
Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Cueto, Leopoldo Augusto de, marqués de Valmar, 1815-1901
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Publication suspended 1919-1947
Topics: Spain -- History Sources, Spain -- History Collections
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by Böhl de Faber, Juan Nicolás, 1770-1836
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Vol. 1 is 2nd ed
Topic: Spanish poetry
Vol. 1. Leandro Fernandez de Moratin; Juan Melendez Valdes.- Vol. 2. El Conde de Norona; Melchor Gaspar de Jovellanos; Nicasio Álvarez de Cienfuegos; José María Roldan; Francisco de Castro; Manuel de Arjona; Francisco Sanchez Barbero
Topic: Spanish poetry
Superseded by Nueva colección de documentos
Topic: Spain -- History Sources
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by Böhl de Faber, Juan Nicolás, 1770-1836
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Vol. 1 is 2nd ed
Topic: Spanish poetry
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Topics: Sonnets, Spanish poetry
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by Costantina, Juan Fernandez de
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Publication suspended 1919-1947
Topics: Spain -- History Sources, Spain -- History Collections
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by Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
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Publication suspended 1919-1947
Topics: Spain -- History Sources, Spain -- History Collections
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by Crespo, Pedro
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Topic: Spain -- History Sources
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Topic: Spain -- History Sources
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by Boccherini y Calonge, Alfredo, 1847-
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