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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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Vol. 1. A-LL.- Vol. 2. M-Z
Topic: Proverbs
Vol. 1. A-LL.- Vol. 2. M-Z
Topic: Proverbs
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Topic: Spanish language -- Dialects Spain Santander (Province)
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Krushelnytsky, Antin, 1878-1935
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Topics: Ukrainian literature (Selections: Extracts, etc.), Ukrainian language
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by Romero de Terreros, Manuel, marqués de San Francisco, 1880-1968
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Includes bibliography
Topic: Art, Colonial -- Mexico
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Krushelnytsky, Antin, 1878-1935
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Topics: Ukrainian literature (Selections: Extracts, etc.), Ukrainian language
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Topic: Spanish literature
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Girondo, Oliverio, 1891-1967
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Cover title: Veinte poemas
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gaibrois de Ballesteros, Mercedes, 1891-
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eye 5,971
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Vol. 3 has title: ... Sancho IV de Castilla
Topic: Sancho IV, King of Castile and Leon, 1257-1295
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Topic: Spanish literature
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Radzykevych, Volodymyr, 1886-1966
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Topic: Ukrainian literature
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Topic: Spanish literature
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by Hills, Elijah Clarence, 1867-1932; Cano, Juan, 1890-
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Topics: Spanish language -- Readers, Spanish language -- Composition and exercises
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Topics: Folklore, Folklore -- Spain
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Topics: Women -- Legal status, laws, etc Peru, Forms (Law) -- Peru
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by Pérez Lugín, Alejandro, 1870-1926
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by 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
I. Vid "Slova o polku Ihorevim" do Ivana Franka."
Topic: Ukrainian poetry
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Bertoni, Moisés Santiago, 1857-1929
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Pt. II published by Editorial Indoamericana, Asunción, Buenos Aires
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topic: Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires
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by Llano Roza de Ampudia, Aurelio de
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Topics: Superstition, Folklore, Spain -- Social life and customs, Asturias (Spain)
From the library of John Luczkiw
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by Lippert, Julius, 1839-1909
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Translation of Die Kulturgeschichte in einzelnen Hauptstücken
Topics: Civilization, Sociology, Families
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by Sociedade Capistrano de Abreu. Publicações da Sociedade Capistrano de Abreu; Mendoça, Heitor Furtado de, 16th cent
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Topic: Inquisition -- Brazil Bahia
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Ecuador
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by Falke, Otto von, 1862-1942
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Topics: Textile industry and fabrics, Textile design, Silk
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by Lepky, Bohdan, 1872-1941
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Library has vol. 2 on microfiche (mfe pg 3934 S84 1922 ch. 2)
Topic: Ukrainian poetry (Collections)
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by Loveira, Carlos, 1882-1928
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Doroshkevych, Oleksandr Kost'ovych, 1889-
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Topics: Kvitka, Hryhori Fedorovych, 1778-1843, Ukrainian literature (Selections: Extracts, etc.), Ukrainian...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by IAkubsky, B. V. (Borys V.), b. 1889
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Bibliography: p. [111]-122
Topics: Ukrainian language, Versification
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by Unamuno, Miguel de, 1864-1936
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by Lopes Vieira, Afonso, 1878-1946; Vasconcellos, Carolina Michaëlis de, 1851-1925
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Strutynsky, Mykola
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Doroshkevych, Oleksandr Kost'ovych, 1889-
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Topics: Kvitka, Hryhori Fedorovych, 1778-1843, Ukrainian literature (Selections: Extracts, etc.), Ukrainian...
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by Alvarez Quintero, Serafín, 1871-1938; Alvarez Quintero, Joaquín, 1873-1944
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Bound with 3 others
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Ecuador
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by Selva, Salomón de la, 1893-
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Topic: Spanish literature
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by Gómez Carrillo, Enrique, 1873-1927
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Ecuador
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by Giner de los Ríos, Francisco, 1839-1915
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by Valle-Inclán, Ramón del, 1866-1936
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From the library of Wolodymyr Sluzar
Topic: Ukrainian language
Library has vol. 2 on microfiche (mfe pg 3934 S84 1922 ch. 2)
Topic: Ukrainian poetry
Source: yaremko
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Topics: Mantua, Monferrato, Mantuan War, 1627-1631
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Topic: Short stories, Ukrainian
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by Montoliu, Manuel de, 1877-1961
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Vol. 1. 1823-1900
Topic: Catalan literature
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by [Carretero, José María, 1890-]
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Author's pseud., El Caballero Audaz, at head of title
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by Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616; Schevill, Rudolph, 1874-1946; Bonilla y San Martín, Adolfo, 1875-1926
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Topics: Legends, genealogy
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by [Carretero, José María, 1890-]
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Author's pseud., El Caballero Audaz, at head of title
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by 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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by Gamboa, Federico, 1864-1939
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by Lozynsky, Mykhalo, 1880-
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Lepky, Bohdan, 1872-1941
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Topic: Ukrainian literature
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Krushelnytsky, Antin, 1878-1941; Lepky, Bohdan, 1872-1941
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From the library of Wolodymyr Sluzar
Topic: Ukrainian language
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by [Carretero, José María, 1890-]
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Author's pseud., El Caballero Audaz, at head of title
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by Lemos R., Gustavo (Lemos Ramírez), 1878-1936
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"Autores consultados": p. [159]-160
Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language
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by Espinel, Vicente, 1550?-1624; Gili Gaya, Samuel
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by Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616; Schevill, Rudolph, 1874-1946; Bonilla y San Martín, Adolfo, 1875-1926
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Topic: Figueroa y Torres, Alvaro de, conde de Romanones
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by Rojas, Ricardo, 1882-1957
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t. 1. Blasón de Plata. 3. ed.--t. 5. Eurindia; ensayo de estética fundado en la experiencia histórica de las culturas americanas.--t. 16. El pais de la selva.--t. 18. El Cristo invisible. 3. ed
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by Gálvez, Manuel, 1882-1962
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by Kulish, Pantelemon Oleksandrovych, 1819-1897
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Gift of the Petro Jacyk Educational Foundation
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by León Pinelo, Antonio de, 1590 or 91-1660; Molinari, Diego Luis, 1889-
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Reprint. Originally published: Madrid : J. Gonzalez, 1630
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by [Carretero, José María, 1890-]
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Author's pseud., El Caballero Audaz, at head of title
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by Mitjana, Rafael, 1869-1921
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topic: Music
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by Quesada, Ernesto, 1858-
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Topics: Costa Álvarez, Arturo, 1870- Nuestra lengua, Spanish language -- Provincialisms Argentina, Spanish...
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