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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 Pruneda, Alfonso, 1879-; Mexico. Economía Nacional, Secretaría de la; Congreso Nacional de Industriales. 1st, Mexico, 1917
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Topic: Occupations
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by Sánchez Galarraga, Gustavo, 1892? - 1934
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Vol. 1. La verdad de la vida; La máscara de anoche; La vida falsa.- Vol. 2. El heroe; el mundo los muñecos; la princesa buena.- Vol. 3. El buen camino; compuesta, y sin novio, conferencia contra el hombre.- Vol. 4. La ultima corrida, carmen, dos de Mayo.- Vol. 5. El ultimo areito; el filibustero; Sangre mambisa.- Vol. 6. La sacrificada; Los que traen los reyes; Los hijos de Herakles.- Vol. 8. José de Carmen; Soy inocente. La expulsad.- Vol. 9. Un medico improvisado; Libertad de corazon; Un...
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by Sánchez Galarraga, Gustavo, 1892? - 1934
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Vol. 1. La verdad de la vida; La máscara de anoche; La vida falsa.- Vol. 2. El heroe; el mundo los muñecos; la princesa buena.- Vol. 3. El buen camino; compuesta, y sin novio, conferencia contra el hombre.- Vol. 4. La ultima corrida, carmen, dos de Mayo.- Vol. 5. El ultimo areito; el filibustero; Sangre mambisa.- Vol. 6. La sacrificada; Los que traen los reyes; Los hijos de Herakles.- Vol. 8. José de Carmen; Soy inocente. La expulsad.- Vol. 9. Un medico improvisado; Libertad de corazon; Un...
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by Senador Gómez, Julio
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by Marquina, Eduardo, 1879-1946
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At head of title: Eduardo Marquina
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by Mas, José, 1885-1940
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by Sánchez Galarraga, Gustavo, 1892? - 1934
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Vol. 1. La verdad de la vida; La máscara de anoche; La vida falsa.- Vol. 2. El heroe; el mundo los muñecos; la princesa buena.- Vol. 3. El buen camino; compuesta, y sin novio, conferencia contra el hombre.- Vol. 4. La ultima corrida, carmen, dos de Mayo.- Vol. 5. El ultimo areito; el filibustero; Sangre mambisa.- Vol. 6. La sacrificada; Los que traen los reyes; Los hijos de Herakles.- Vol. 8. José de Carmen; Soy inocente. La expulsad.- Vol. 9. Un medico improvisado; Libertad de corazon; Un...
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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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by Sánchez Galarraga, Gustavo, 1892? - 1934
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Vol. 1. La verdad de la vida; La máscara de anoche; La vida falsa.- Vol. 2. El heroe; el mundo los muñecos; la princesa buena.- Vol. 3. El buen camino; compuesta, y sin novio, conferencia contra el hombre.- Vol. 4. La ultima corrida, carmen, dos de Mayo.- Vol. 5. El ultimo areito; el filibustero; Sangre mambisa.- Vol. 6. La sacrificada; Los que traen los reyes; Los hijos de Herakles.- Vol. 8. José de Carmen; Soy inocente. La expulsad.- Vol. 9. Un medico improvisado; Libertad de corazon; Un...
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by Vega, Garcilaso de la, 1503-1536
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by Linares Rivas, Manuel, 1867-1938
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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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Topic: Góngora y Argote, Luis de, 1561-1627
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by Mom, Arturo S
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by Marasso, Arturo, 1890-
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by Benavente, Jacinto, 1866-1954
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by Gabriel y Galán, José María, 1870-1905
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by Salaverría, José María, 1873-1940
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by Martínez Sierra, Gregorio, 1881-1947
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by Betes, Salvador.
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by Gutiérrez Gili, Juan, 1894-1939
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by Vázquez Cey, Arturo, 1888-
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by Martínez Sierra, Gregorio, 1881-1947
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by Tapia, Luis de, 1871-
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by Casal, Julián del, 1863-1893; Glickman, Robert Jay, 1928-
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3 volumes (XX-287 p)(XX-466 p)(XVII-491 p) : ill. ; 24 cm.
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by Vega Inclán, Benigno Vega Inclán y Flaquer, marqués de la, 1858-1942
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Topics: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, Casa de Cervantes (Literary landmark)
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by Gil Mariscal, Fernando Luis, 1886-
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by Monner Sans, Ricardo, 1853-1927
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"De la Revista de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, t. 38, p. 527."
Topics: Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681, Farinelli, Arturo
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by Larra, Mariano José de, 1809-1837
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by Echegaray, José, 1832-1916
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Bound with his Mariana, 1906
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by Sánchez Galarraga, Gustavo, 1892? - 1934
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Vol. 1. La verdad de la vida; La máscara de anoche; La vida falsa.- Vol. 2. El heroe; el mundo los muñecos; la princesa buena.- Vol. 3. El buen camino; compuesta, y sin novio, conferencia contra el hombre.- Vol. 4. La ultima corrida, carmen, dos de Mayo.- Vol. 5. El ultimo areito; el filibustero; Sangre mambisa.- Vol. 6. La sacrificada; Los que traen los reyes; Los hijos de Herakles.- Vol. 8. José de Carmen; Soy inocente. La expulsad.- Vol. 9. Un medico improvisado; Libertad de corazon; Un...
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Topic: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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by Laiglesia Auset, Francisco de, 1850-
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by Rohde, Jorge Max, 1893-
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by Laiglesia Auset, Francisco de, 1850-
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At head of title: Antonio Rey Soto
Bound with his Mariana, 1906
Pub. en la Revista "Nostros" Año XII. No. 113 y 115
Topic: Thebussem, doctor, 1828-1918
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by Ruzo, Alejandro
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Topics: Labor laws and legislation, Labor laws and legislation
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by Quesada, Vicente Gregorio, 1830-1913; Quesada, Ernesto, 1858-1934; Ramírez, Carlos María, 1848-1898
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Vol. 1 has imprint: Buenos Aires, "La Cultura argentina," 1918
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by Rodó, José Enrique, 1871-1917
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by Pérez Galdós, Benito, 1843-1920
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Topics: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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by Benavente, Jacinto, 1866-1954
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by Rodriguez de la Peña, José
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El Capitan Contreras; Alvar-Nunez Cabeza de Vaca; Bernal diaz del Castillo y otros capitanes
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by Roxlo, Carlos, d. 1926
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by Camba, Francisco
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by Baroja, Pío, 1872-1956
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by Larra, Mariano José de, 1809-1837
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by Gómez Carrillo, Enrique, 1873-1927
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by Herculano, Alexandre, 1810-1877
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by Icaza, Francisco A. de, 1863-1925
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Topic: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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by Ganivet, Angel, 1865-1898; Pérez, Modesto
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Topic: Ganivet, Angel, 1865-1898
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Topic: Civilization, Spanish American
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by Gracián y Morales, Baltasar, 1601-1658; Reyes, Alfonso, 1889-1959
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by Cavestanny, Genaro
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by Ipuche, Pedro Leandro, 1889-1976
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by Cavestanny, Genaro
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by Alvarez Quintero, Serafín, 1871-1938; Alvarez Quintero, Joaquín, 1873-1944
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Topic: Luis, de Granada, 1504-1588
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by Antón del Olmet, Luis
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by Gerchunoff, Alberto, 1883-1950
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Topic: Irigoyen, Hipólito, 1852-1933
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by Baroja, Pío, 1872-1956
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At head of title: Vicente A. Salaverri. "Anton Martín Saavedra."
Topic: Spanish American prose
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by Alvarez Quintero, Serafín, 1871-1938; Alvarez Quintero, Joaquín, 1873-1944
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by Baroja, Pío, 1872-1956
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by Pérez de Ayala, Ramón, 1880-1962
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Mitre, Bartolomé, 1821-1906; Barreda Lynch, Julio
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Topics: Rivadavia, Bernardino, 1780-1845, Printing
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by Pascoaes, Teixeira de, 1877-1952
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