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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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Sep 5, 2019 LAKEHEAD RENEWAL AUTHORITY, ONT
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Sep 5, 2019 SIMCOE AND SUBURBAN PLANNING AREA, ONT. OFFICIAL PLAN
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xxiv, 383 p
Topics: Child welfare -- Ontario -- Toronto, Toronto (Ont.) -- Charities
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Jul 29, 2019 Fraser, W. H. (William Henry), 1853-1916
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[6], 551 p
Topics: French language -- Grammar, French language -- Readers, French language -- Textbooks, French...
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Jul 29, 2019 Terence
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Jul 29, 2019 Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910
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v. ; 18 cm
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Topics: Abbreviations, Latin, Abbreviations, Italian, Paleography, Latin, Paleography, Italian
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Jul 29, 2019 Bernhardi, Friedrich von, 1849-1930
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Topics: Germany. Heer, Germany. Kriegsmarine, Imaginary wars and battles, Germany -- Foreign relations
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Jul 29, 2019 Mayhew, A. L. (Anthony Lawson), 1842-1916
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Topic: English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Dictionaries
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Jul 29, 2019
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volumes : 20 cm
Topic: Temperance -- Periodicals
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Jul 29, 2019 Jókai, Mór, 1825-1904, author
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293 pages, 2 unnumbered pages
370 p. in various pagings
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Jul 29, 2019 Szabó, Dezső, 1879-1945, author
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250 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 19 cm
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Jul 29, 2019 Jókai Mór, author
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volumes ; 22 cm
Topic: Literature, Hungarian -- Novels
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Jul 29, 2019 Jókai, Mór, 1825-1904, author
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219 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 22 cm
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Jul 29, 2019 Borsos, István, author
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79 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 21 cm
Topics: Protestants, Protestants -- Slovakia -- Bratislava, Slovakia -- Bratislava, Bratislava (Slovakia)...
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Jul 29, 2019 Takáts, Sándor, 1860-1932, author
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341 pages, 2 unnumbered pages ; 20 cm
Topics: Women, Women -- Hungary -- Biography, Hungary, Hungary -- History
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Jul 29, 2019 Ambrus, Zoltán, 1861-1932, author
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402 pages ; 20 cm
Topics: Drama -- History and criticism, Drama
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Jul 29, 2019 Takáts, Sándor, 1860-1932, author
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538 pages ; 19 cm
Topics: Women, Women -- Hungary -- Biography, Hungary, Hungary -- History
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Jul 29, 2019 Jókai Mór, author
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volumes ; 22 cm
Topic: Literature, Hungarian -- Novels
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Jul 29, 2019 Ibn Ṭufayl, Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Malik, -1185
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179 p., 2 l. front
Topics: Arabic language -- Texts and translations, Islamic philosophy -- Early works to 1800
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Jul 29, 2019 Great Britain. War Office
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"Compiled from official and other documents, under the authority of the Army Council."
Topic: Great Britain. War Office -- Registers
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Jul 29, 2019 Lugard, F. D. (Frederick Dealtry), Sir, 1858-1945
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643p
Topics: Indigenous peoples -- Africa, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Africa, Great...
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Jul 29, 2019 Curtis, William Eleroy, 1850-1911
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456 p., [34] leaves of plates :
Topics: Black sea, Turkey, Turkey -- Politics and government, Caucasus, Romania
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Jul 29, 2019 Ronsard, Pierre de, 1524-1585
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Jul 29, 2019 Langdon, Stephen, 1876-1937
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Topics: Cuneiform inscriptions, Babylonia -- History -- Sources
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v. : 24 cm
Topic: Anthropology -- Periodicals
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v. : 24 cm
Topic: Anthropology -- Periodicals
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Topic: Anthropology -- Periodicals
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Jul 29, 2019 Dubasova, Irina Federovna
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xvii p., 308 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Topics: Communism -- Soviet Union, Prisons -- Soviet Union
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Jul 29, 2019 Dillmann, August, 1823-1894
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Topic: Ethiopic language -- Grammar
commitment to retain 20151208
280, [8] pages, [17] unnumbered leaves of plates [1 folded] :
Topics: Eskimos, Eskimos -- Religion and mythology, Baffin Island (Nunavut)
xxix, 5 unumbered pages, 34-800 pages :
Topics: Animals in the Bible, Nature in the Bible, Evolution, Palestine
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Jul 29, 2019 Snouck Hurgronje, C. (Christiaan), 1857-1936
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3 v. in 2
Topics: Mecca (Saudi Arabia), Mecca (Saudi Arabia) -- Social life and customs
At head of title: Romans, poésies, théâtre, musique, philosophie, histoire, biographies, mémoires, voyages, etc., etc
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Jul 29, 2019 Fuchs, Eduard, 1870-1940, author
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6 volumes : 28 cm
Topics: Moral conditions -- History, Sex customs, Erotic art, Erotic art, Moral conditions, Sex customs
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Jul 29, 2019 Valdenaire, Arthur, 1883-1946, author
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324 pages : 26 cm
Topics: Weinbrenner, Friedrich, 1766-1826, Weinbrenner, Friedrich, 1766-1826
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Jul 29, 2019 Ernst Wasmuth (Firm), author
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xv pages, 36 pages of plates : 36 cm
Topics: Architecture, Architecture -- Designs and plans, Architecture -- Dessins et plans
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Jul 25, 2019 University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Jul 25, 2019 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
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Topics: Egypt, Egypt -- Biography, Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918
Canadian Municipal Collection (Cities and Towns)
Jul 11, 2019 METROPOLITAN TORONTO, ONT. COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE
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