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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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by Viñaza, Cipriano Muñoz y Manzano, conde de la, 1862-1933
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Speech given upon his reception into the Real Academia Española
Topics: Pidal y Mon, Alejandro, 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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Topics: Carols, Spanish poetry
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Topics: León, Luis de, 1527-1591, Spanish poetry
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by San Luis, Luis José Sartorius, conde de, 1810?-1871
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by Pellicer de Ossau Salas y Tovar, José, 1602-1679
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by Portillo, Bruno; Vázquez de Aldana, Enrique
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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
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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
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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 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 Costantina, Juan Fernandez de
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by Foulché-Delbosc, R. (Raymond), 1864-1929
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Topics: Spanish ballads and songs, Spanish poetry -- Early to 1500
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by Foulché-Delbosc, R. (Raymond), 1864-1929
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Topics: Spanish ballads and songs, Spanish poetry -- Early to 1500
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Topics: Amantes de Teruel, Spanish poetry
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by Lustonó, Eduardo de, 1849-
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Humorous poetry, Spanish
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Castillo, Hernando del; Balenchana, José Antonio de; Sociedad de Bibliófilos Españoles
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Edited by José A. de Balenchana
Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Sablonara, Claudio de la
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Topics: Songs, Spanish, Spanish poetry
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by Palau, Melchor de
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Songs, Spanish
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Topics: Songs, Spanish poetry
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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Topics: Spanish orations (Collections), Spanish poetry
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by Riego y Nuñez, Miguel del, b. 1781; Perez de Valdés, Benito; Riego Nuñez, Eugenio Antonio del, 1748-1816; Dicastillo, Miguel de; Padilla, Juan de, 1468-1522
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Pt. 1. Los doze triumphos de los doze apostoles, fechos por el Cartuxano (Don Juan de Padilla) ... Canticos entresacados de las tres tablas del retablo de la vida de Cristo, compuesto por el mismo; Descripcion del Aula de Dios, cartuja de Zaragoza en dos silvas, por Miguel de Dicastillo ...- Apendice. Poesias varias, postumas, de Don Eugenio Antonio del Riego Nuñez; ... El romancero de Riego, por Don Benito Perez
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by Sánchez, Tomás Antonio, 1732-1798
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by Sánchez, Tomás Antonio, 1732-1798
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by Sánchez, Tomás Antonio, 1732-1798
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by Sánchez, Tomás Antonio, 1732-1798; Ochoa y Ronna, Eugenio de, 1815-1872
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by Spain. Archivo General de la Corona de Aragón, Barcelona
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