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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 Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861; Larra, Mariano José de, 1809-1837; Herdler, Alexander William
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Translation of his La famille Riquebourg
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by Castillo, Aureliano del, 1873-
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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by Fernández Shaw, Carlos, 1865-1911
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by Hurtado, Antonio, 1825-1878
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"Publicación mensual de literatura, ciencias, artes, etc."
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by Segovia Rocaberti, Enrique
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by Prida Santacilia, Pablo
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by Fernández Shaw, Carlos, 1865-1911
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Facsimile reprint from ed. pub., Barcelona, Lorenço Déu, 1632; from copy in the library of Archer M. Huntington
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by Pidal y Mon, Alejandro, 1846-1913
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by Pidal y Mon, Alejandro, 1846-1913
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Topic: Tamayo y Baus, Manuel, 1829-1898
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Topic: Almarza, Joseph, 1720-1799
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Topic: Morales, Ambrosio de
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by Verdaguer, Jacint, 1845-1902, author; Cedillo, Jerónimo López de Ayala, conde de, 1862-1934, translator
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Partly in verse
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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 Biblioteca Cientifica y Literaria
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by Sánchez de Fuentes, Eugenio, 1826-1894
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by Rojas Zorrilla, Francisco de, 1607-1648; Hartzenbusch, Juan Eugenio, 1806-1888
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by Ortiz de Montellano, Bernardo, 1899-
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"Suplemento de la revista Argentina 'La Reforma', Octubre 1912"
Topic: Hale de Pearson, Isabel
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by Fernández y González, Manuel, 1821-1888
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by Ramos Carrión, Miguel, 1845-1915; Campo-Arana, José, 1847-1885
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by Hurtado, Antonio, 1825-1878
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by Gil y Zárate, Antonio, 1793-1861
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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 M. y C.P., D.M
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by Wofsy, Samuel Abraham, 1895-
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by Velilla y Rodríguez, José de, 1847-1904
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by Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681
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Topic: Immaculate Conception, the
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by Ortega y Morejon, José María de, 1860-
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by Rojas Zorrilla, Francisco de, 1607-1648; Molina, Tirso de, 1571?-1648., supposed author. Lo que son mugeres
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by Fernández Shaw, Carlos, 1865-1911
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by Hartzenbusch, Juan Eugenio, 1806-1880
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Elicia: alternative title of Lisandro y Roselia by Muñón
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by Ríos y Rosas, Antonio de los, 1812-1873
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by Escoiquiz, Juan de, 1762-1820
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by Trigueros, Cándido María, 1736-1801?
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by Gil y Zárate, Antonio, 1793-1861
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Topic: Quintana, Manuel José, 1772-1857
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by Boscán, Juan, -1542
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by San Martin, Antonio de, 1831-1887
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by Chacón y Calvo, José María, 1893-1969
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Extracted from Cuba contemporánea. Vol. II. No. 3. 1916. pp. [200]-212
Topic: Heredia y Campuzano, José María, 1803-1839
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by Rodriguez Salcedo, Severino
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Topic: León, Luis de, 1527-1591
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by Gil y Zárate, Antonio, 1793-1861
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Topic: Teresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582
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by Cienfuegos, Nicasio Álvarez de, 1764-1809
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by González de Aguilar, German
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Topic: Rivas, Angel de Saavedro, duque de
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by Palacio, Manuel del, 1832-1906
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Bound with his Veladas de Otoño, 1884
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943; Tenorio y Cerero, Nicolás
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by Cienfuegos, Nicasio Álvarez de, 1764-1809
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Topic: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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by Reinoso, Félix José, 1772-1841; Sociedad de Biblíofilos Andaluces
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Vol. 1. Poesías. Vol. 2. Obras en prosa
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by Tamayo y Baus, Manuel, 1829-1898
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by Lobo, Eugenio Gerardo, 1679-1750
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