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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: Proverbs, Spanish literature
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by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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by Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957
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Topics: Spanish language, Spanish literature -- Collections
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by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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Topics: Spanish literature -- Bibliography, Spain -- Bibliography
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Salvá y Mallen, Pedro, d. 1870; Salvá y Pérez, Vicente, 1780-1849
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Collection formed by Vicente Salvá y Pérez who also began the preparation of the catalog before his death in 1849
Topics: Salvá y Mallen, Pedro, d. 1870, Spanish literature, Rare books
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Bover, Joaquín Maria, d. 1865
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Topics: Spanish literature, Catalan literature
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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Topic: Spanish poetry
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
Vol. 1. Accio - Ciceron
Topics: Spanish literature -- Bibliography, Latin literature -- Bibliography
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by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Foulché-Delbosc, R. (Raymond), 1864-1929; Barrau-Dihigo, Louis, 1876-1931; Hispanic Society of America
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Topics: Printing, Spanish literature
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Palau, Melchor de
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Songs, Spanish
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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by Murillo, M., firm, booksellers, Madrid
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"Obras antiguas y modernas."
Topic: Spanish literature
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by Murillo, M., firm, booksellers, Madrid
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"Obras antiguas y modernas."
Topic: Spanish literature
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by Murillo, M., firm, booksellers, Madrid
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"Obras antiguas y modernas."
Topic: Spanish literature
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by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish literature
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Samper, José María, 1828-1888
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T. 1-2 called año 1
Topics: Chilean literature -- Periodicals, Spanish literature -- Periodicals
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by Salvá y Mallen, Pedro, d. 1870; Salvá y Pérez, Vicente, 1780-1849
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Collection formed by Vicente Salvá y Pérez who also began the preparation of the catalog before his death in 1849
Topics: Salvá y Mallen, Pedro, d. 1870, Spanish literature, Rare books
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by Murillo, M., firm, booksellers, Madrid
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"Obras antiguas y modernas."
Topic: Spanish literature
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by Spain. Cuerpo facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos; Spain. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Instituto Nicolás Antonio
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Organ of Cuerpo Facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos, 1871-1947
Topics: Libraries, Archives, Spanish literature
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Topics: Women as authors, Spanish literature
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish literature
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by Spain. Cuerpo facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos; Spain. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Instituto Nicolás Antonio
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Organ of Cuerpo Facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos, 1871-1947
Topics: Libraries, Archives, Spanish literature
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Topic: Spanish literature
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by Spain. Cuerpo facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos; Spain. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Instituto Nicolás Antonio
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Organ of Cuerpo Facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos, 1871-1947
Topics: Libraries, Archives, Spanish literature
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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 Fitzmaurice-Kelly, James, 1858-1923; Bonilla y San Martín, Adolfo, 1875-1926
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Topic: Spanish literature
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Samper, José María, 1828-1888
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T. 1-2 called año 1
Topics: Chilean literature -- Periodicals, Spanish literature -- Periodicals
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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Topic: Spanish literature -- Collections
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Topic: Spanish literature
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by Valdenebro y Cisneros, José María de, 1861-1925; Madrid. Biblioteca Nacional
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Obra premiada por la Biblioteca nacional en el concurso público de 1896 é impresa á expensas del estado
Topics: Printing, Spanish literature
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Topic: Spanish literature -- Collections
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by Spain. Cuerpo facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos; Spain. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Instituto Nicolás Antonio
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Organ of Cuerpo Facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos, 1871-1947
Topics: Libraries, Archives, Spanish literature
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Topics: Carols, Spanish poetry
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by Spain. Cuerpo facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos; Spain. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Instituto Nicolás Antonio
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Organ of Cuerpo Facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos, 1871-1947
Topics: Libraries, Archives, Spanish literature
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by Spain. Cuerpo facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos; Spain. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Instituto Nicolás Antonio
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Organ of Cuerpo Facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos, 1871-1947
Topics: Libraries, Archives, Spanish literature
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Topics: Spanish literature -- Bibliography, Spain -- Bibliography
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Chabas, Roque; Llobregat, Enrique A
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Facsimile reproduction. Originally published: Denia : Imprenta de Pedro Botella, 1886-
Topic: Spanish literature
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by Spain. Cuerpo facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos; Spain. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Instituto Nicolás Antonio
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Organ of Cuerpo Facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos, 1871-1947
Topics: Libraries, Archives, Spanish literature
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Topics: Spanish literature, Printing
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Spain. Cuerpo facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos; Spain. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Instituto Nicolás Antonio
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Organ of Cuerpo Facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos, 1871-1947
Topics: Libraries, Archives, Spanish literature
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by Milá y Fontanals, Manuel, 1818-1884; Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish poetry, Catalan literature, Catalan poetry (Collections), Troubadours
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by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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Topic: Spanish literature
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Topic: Spanish literature -- Collections
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Spain. Cuerpo facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos; Spain. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Instituto Nicolás Antonio
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Organ of Cuerpo Facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos, 1871-1947
Topics: Libraries, Archives, Spanish literature
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Topic: Spanish literature -- Collections
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by Bover, Joaquín Maria, d. 1865
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Topics: Spanish literature, Catalan literature
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by Pastor y Fustér, Justo, 1761-1835; Ximeno, Vicente
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Vol. 1. Contiene los autores hasta el año 1700.- Vol. 2. Contiene los autores desde el año 1701 hasta el presente de 1829
Topic: Spanish literature
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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Topics: Spanish literature, Portuguese literature, Incunabula
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Topic: Spanish literature
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by Salcedo y Ruiz, Angel, 1859-1921
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t. I. La edad media.--t. II. El siglo de oro.--t. III. El clasicismo.--t. IV. Nuestros días
Topic: Spanish literature -- History and criticism
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Topics: Carols, Spanish poetry
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by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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Topic: Spanish literature
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by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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Topic: Spanish literature
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by Aguilar y Tejera, Agustín
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Religious poetry, Spanish
Publication suspended July 1936-May 1939
Topics: Spanish literature, Catalogs, Booksellers'
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Topic: Spanish literature -- Collections
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Topic: Spanish poetry
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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 Sánchez, Juan Manuel, 1874-
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Vol. 1. 1501-1550.- Vol. 2. 1551-1600
Topics: Printing, Spanish literature
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by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
Publication suspended July 1936-May 1939
Topics: Spanish literature, Catalogs, Booksellers'
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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Topic: Spanish literature