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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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1922 Diehl, Karl, 1864-
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Topic: Economics
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1922 Klabund, 1890-1928
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1922 Meier-Graefe, Julius, 1867-1935
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Topic: Gogh, Vincent van, 1853-1890
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1922 Wasserzieher, Ernst, 1860-1927
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Topic: German language
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1922 Congreso Nacionalista de Trabajadores, 3d, Buenos Aires, Argentine Republic, 1922
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Topics: Labor and laboring classes -- Argentina Congresses, Labor unions -- Argentina Congresses
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Topics: Socialism, Communism, Anarchism and anarchists
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1922 Dahms, Walter, 1887-
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"Literaturverzeichnis": p. [195]
Topic: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847
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1922 Bauer y Landauer, Ignacio
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1922 Díaz Rodríguez, Manuel, 1871-1927
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1922 Høffding, Harald, 1843-1931
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Topic: Knowledge
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Topic: Bible
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1922 Pereda Valdés, Ildefonso, 1899-1996
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Topic: Greek language
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Topics: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832, Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832
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1922 Schlegel, August Wilhelm von, 1767-1845; Jenisch, Erich, 1893-
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1922 Heusler, Andreas, 1865-1940; Ranke, Friedrich, 1882-1950
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Topic: Sagas
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Topic: Treaty of Versailles (1919)
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1922 Messer, August, 1867-1937
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Topic: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900
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1922 Castro, Américo, 1885-1972
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Topic: Spanish language and literature
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1922 Hauptmann, Carl, 1858-1921
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1922 Salus, Hugo, 1866-
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1922 Fraenger, Wilhelm, 1890-1964; Seghers, Hercules, 17th centtury
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Topic: Seghers, Hercules, 17th century
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1922 Ors, Eugenio d', 1882-1955
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1922 Ludendorff, Erich, 1865-1937
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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1922 Bodria y Roig, Joseph; Martínez y Martínez, Francisco, 1866-
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Topics: Music, Opera
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Topic: Pérez Galdós, Benito, 1843-1920
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Topics: Catholic Church, Reformation -- Germany, Meissen (Saxony, Germany) -- History, Wurzen (Germany) --...
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Topic: Hebbel, Friedrich, 1813-1863
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Die familie Schroffenstein; Robert Guiskard; Der Zerbrochene Krug; Amphitryon; Penthesilea; Das Käthchen von Heilbronn; Die Hermannsschlacht; Prinz Friedrich von Homburg
Topic: Kleist, Heinrich von, 1777-1811
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1922 Jegerlehner, Johannes
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Topic: German literature
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1922 Monner Sans, Ricardo, 1853-1927
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Topic: Monner Sans, Ricardo, 1853-1927
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1922 Nadler, Josef, 1884-1963
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1922 Carneri, Bartholomäus von; Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919; Jodl, Friedrich, 1849-1914
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1922 Muther, Richard, 1860-1909
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1. Italien bis zu Ende der Renaissance.--Bd. 2. Die Renaissance im Norden und die Barockzeit.--Bd. 3. 18 und 19. Jahrhundert
Topic: Painting -- History
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1922 Mata, Pedro, 1875-1946
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1922 Ziegler, Leopold, 1881-
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Topic: Religion -- Philosophy
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1922 Peper, Wilhelm
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Topic: German poetry
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1922 Richter, Alfred, 1846-1919; Richter, E. F. (Ernst Friedrich), 1808-1879. Lehrbuch des einfachen und doppelten Contrapunkts
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Topic: Counterpoint
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1922 Feist, Hans, tr; Vincenti, Leonello, jt. tr
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Italian and German on opposite pages
Topic: Italian poetry
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Topics: Missions to Jews, Jews, Ethiopian
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1922 Lemos Ramírez, Gustavo, 1878-
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Ecuador
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1922 Gessner, Salomon, 1730-1788
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1922 Heras, Antonio
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Topic: Music
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1922 Sirén, Osvald, 1879-
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Topic: Painting -- Italy Tuscany
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1922 Glassbrenner, Adolf, 1810-1876
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Topics: Vienna (Austria) -- Social life and customs, Vienna (Austria) -- Description and travel
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1922 Belda, Joaquín
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1922 Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805
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1922 Schäfer, Dietrich, 1845-
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Topics: Germany -- History, genealogy
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1922 Stickel, Rudolf
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Topics: Eifel, Physical geography
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Topic: Geography, Political
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1922 Mehlis, Georg, 1878-
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Topics: Romanticism -- Germany, German literature -- 19th century History and criticism
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1922 Volkelt, Johannes, 1848-1930
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1922 Müller, Adam Heinrich, Ritter von Nitterdorf, 1779-1829; Baxa, Jakob, 1895-
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At head of title: Adam H. Müller
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Topics: Political science, Law, Economics
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1922 Gerstfeldt, Olga von.; Steinmann, Ernst, 1866-
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1922 Leitner, Friedrich
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Topic: Corporations
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1922 [Carretero, José María, 1890-]
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Author's pseud., El Caballero Audaz, at head of title
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Topic: Mannheimer, Isaak Noah, 1793-1865
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1922 Stroebe, Klara, 1887-
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Bibliography: 1.T., p. 321-330; 2.T., p. 329-338
Topics: Fairy tales, Folklore -- Scandinavia
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Topics: Lamps, Pottery, Roman, Pottery -- Germany
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1922 Watson, Foster, 1860-1929
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Topic: Vives, Juan Luis, 1492-1540
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1922 Fleuron, Svend, 1874-; Mendelssohn, Erich von
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1922 Espronceda, José de, 1808-1842
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1922 Mom, Arturo S
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1922 Chacón y Calvo, José María, 1893-1969; Gómez de Avellaneda y Arteaga, Gertrudis, 1814-1873; Heredia y Campuzano, José Maria de, 1803-1839
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Topic: Cuban literature -- History and criticism
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1922 Cemal Paa, 1872-1922
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Armenian question
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1922 Roenau, Ernst
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1922 Burchard, Otto
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Topics: Art objects, Chinese, Pottery, Chinese