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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: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions, Yugoslavs
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by Adler, Max, 1873-1937
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Topics: Political ethics, International relations
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by Agrell, Sigurd, 1881-
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Topic: Slavic languages -- Phonology
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Albrecht, Ludwig
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Topic: Islam
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by Alcalá Galiano, Alvaro, 1886-1936
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El jardín encantado: Nocturno: La duda del Rey Omar: La Sirena: La noche de Reyes: El antifaz de Arlequín: El Diablo azul
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by Almafuerte, 1854-1917; Palacios, Alfredo L. (Alfredo Lorenzo), 1878-1965
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by Alvarez Quintero, Serafín, 1871-1938; Alvarez Quintero, Joaquín, 1873-1944
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by Alvarez Quintero, Serafín, 1871-1938; Alvarez Quintero, Joaquín, 1873-1944
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by Alvarez Quintero, Serafín, 1871-1938; Alvarez Quintero, Joaquín, 1873-1944
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by Alvarez Quintero, Serafín, 1871-1938; Alvarez Quintero, Joaquín, 1873-1944
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by Alvarez Quintero, Serafín, 1871-1938; Alvarez Quintero, Joaquín, 1873-1944
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Topic: Llull, Ramon, 1232?-1316
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Topics: Prehistoric peoples, Indians, Geology
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Topics: Prehistoric peoples, Indians, Geology
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by Amezúa y Mayo, Agustín G. de (Agustín González), d. 1956
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Topic: Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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by Andes, conde de los
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Topics: Debts, External -- Spain, Monetary policy -- Spain
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by Antón del Olmet, Luis
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Topic: Morocco -- Description and travel
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by Antón del Olmet, Luis
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by Appel, Carl, 1857-1934
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Supplement to his Provenzalische Chrestomathie
Topic: Provençal language
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by Archivo Histórico Nacional (Spain); Menéndez Pidal, Juan, 1861-1915; Fuentes Isla, Benito
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Topic: Seals (Numismatics) -- Spain Catalogs
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by Arniches y Barrera, Carlos, 1866-1943
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by Artigas, Miguel, 1887-; Biblioteca Menéndez y Pelayo. Boletin
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Issued with t.4 of Revista Critica Hispano-Americana, as Boletin de la Biblioteca Menéndez y Pelayo, pliegos 1-3, (cf. Library of Congress card catalogue entry under Santander Spain. Biblioteca Menéndez y Pelayo - Boletin ... footnote)
Topic: Mila y Fontanals, Manuel, 1818-1884
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Topics: Vienna (Austria), Berlin (Germany), genealogy
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Topic: German language -- Old High German,750-1050 Grammar
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by Bahr, Hermann, 1863-1934
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Topic: Bahr, Hermann, 1863-1934
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Topic: Spanish language -- Gallicisms
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by Baroja, Pío, 1872-1956
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by Baroja, Pío, 1872-1956
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by Baroja, Pío, 1872-1956
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by Baroja, Pío, 1872-1956
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by Barrenechea, Mariano Antonio, 1884-
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topics: Music, Music
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Topics: German literature, German literature
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Topics: Jesus Christ, genealogy
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Topics: Alphabet, Semitic languages
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by Becerra, Ricardo, 1836-1905
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"General de los ejércitos de la primera República francesa y generalísimo de los de Venezuela"
Topic: Miranda, Francisco de, 1750-1816
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by Becerra, Ricardo, 1836-1905
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"General de los ejércitos de la primera República francesa y generalísimo de los de Venezuela"
Topic: Miranda, Francisco de, 1750-1816
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by Beltrán, Wáshington
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Topic: Uruguay -- Constitutional history
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by Benavente, Jacinto, 1866-1954
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by Benavente, Jacinto, 1866-1954
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Inaug.-Diss. - Marburg
Topics: Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 1762-1814, Universität Halle-Wittenberg. Bibliothek. MSS. (Yg 21.),...
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by Berliner, Abraham, 1833-1915
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No more published?
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Vol. 1. - Die Augustinischen Ideen; Antichrist und Friedenfürst; Regnum und Sacerdotium
Topic: Middle Ages
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by Bernstein, Eduard, 1850-1932
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T. 1. Aus den Jahren meines Exils (Völker zu Hause)
Topic: Socialists
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by Bernstein, S. (Simon), b. 1884; Zionist Organisation. Copenhagen Office
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Topics: Jews -- Romania Politics and government, Jews -- Romania History, Romania -- Ethnic relations
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by Betes, Salvador.
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by Bethge, Hans, 1876-1946
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by Bezold, Friedrich von, 1848-1928
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Topics: Middle Ages, Renaissance
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by Bidlingmaier, Maria
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Topics: Peasantry -- Germany Württemberg, Women -- Employment Germany Württemberg
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by Bielschowsky, Albert, 1847-1902
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832, Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832
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by Blanco-Fombona, Rufino, 1874-1944
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Topic: Germany -- Antiquities, Roman
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Topic: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546
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by Boehn, Max von, 1860-1932
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Topics: Costume -- History, Fashion -- History
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by Bolland, Gerardus Johannes Petrus Josephus, 1854-1922
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Topic: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832
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by Bonn, Moritz Julius, 1873-
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Topics: Irish question, Land tenure, genealogy
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Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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by Bourget, Paul, 1852-1935; Gómez de la Mata, Germán, 1887-
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by Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897; Engelmann, Theodor Wilhelm, 1843-1909; Röntgen, Julius, 1855-1932
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by Brausewetter, Max Georg, 1867-1916
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: Meyer, Conrad Ferdinand, 1825-1898
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Topics: Socialism, Free trade and protection
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by Breuer, Isaac, 1883-1946
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Topic: Judaism
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by Brockelmann, Carl, 1868-1956
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by Brod, Max, 1884-1968
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by Buber, Martin, 1878-1965
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Topic: Hasidism
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by Bunge, Carlos O. (Carlos Octavio), 1875-1918
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Topics: Rosas, Juan Manuel José Domingo Ortiz de, 1793-1877, García Moreno, Gabriel, 1821-1875, Díaz,...
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Topics: Renaissance, Reformation, Humanism