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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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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 Ronsard, Pierre de, 1524-1585
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At head of title: Romans, poésies, théâtre, musique, philosophie, histoire, biographies, mémoires, voyages, etc., etc
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Jun 10, 2019 Condillac, Etienne Bonnot de, 1714-1780
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13 v
Topic: Education of princes
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Jun 10, 2019 Paris, France. Peace Conference, 1919. Ukraine
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2 v
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Ukraine
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Jun 10, 2019 Comité de l'Ukraine indépendante
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folder ([2], 5, [1] p.)
Topics: Russo-Polish War, 1919-1920, Ukraine -- Revolution, 1917-1921
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Topics: Petli͡ura, Symon Vasylʹovych, 1879-1926, Ukraine -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921
14, 554 pages 18 cm
Topics: Tamil language -- Grammar, Tamil language -- Grammar
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 26, 2019 Dnistrians'kyǐ, Stanislav, 1870-
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124p
Topics: Paris, France. Peace Conference, 1919. Ukraine, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions --...
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Apr 25, 2019 Bibaud, Adèle, 1857-1941
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128 p
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Apr 25, 2019 Bibaud, Adèle, 1857-1941
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83 p
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Apr 25, 2019 Chouinard, Ernest, 1856-
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250 p
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Apr 25, 2019 Doucet, Louis-Joseph, 1874-1959
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106, [2] pages
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Apr 25, 2019 Doucet, Louis Joseph
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96 p
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Apr 25, 2019 Doucet, Louis Joseph
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96 p
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 12, 2019
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5 v. : 24 cm
Topics: Lithuania -- Periodicals, Lithuania -- History -- Periodicals
62 p
Topics: Ukraïnsʹka komunistychna partii͡a, Communism -- Ukraine, Ukraine -- Politics and government --...
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Apr 12, 2019 Studnicki, Władysław, 1867-1953
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24 p. 24 cm
Topics: Polish question, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Poland
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Apr 12, 2019 Studnicki, Władysław, 1867-1953
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30 p
Topics: Polish question, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Romania
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Apr 12, 2019 Gonnard, René, 1874-
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12 p. ; 25 cm
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Austria
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
Dec 4, 2018 Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881
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294 p
6 vol
Topics: Architecture -- Examples and illustrations, France -- Architecture
6 vol
Topics: Architecture -- Examples and illustrations, France -- Architecture
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Oct 31, 2018 Moreau, Jean Michel, 1741-1814
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Oct 2, 2018 Drumont, Édouard Adolphe, 1844-1917
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308p
Topics: Jewish question, Jews -- France
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xx, 560 p
Topics: Business cycles, Depressions
xii, 238 p
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Aug 16, 2018 Bayle, Pierre, 1647-1706
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16 v
Topics: Biography -- Dictionaries, History -- Dictionaries
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Aug 16, 2018 Bayle, Pierre, 1647-1706
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16 v
Topics: Biography -- Dictionaries, History -- Dictionaries
Source: Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control)
8 v
Topics: Biography -- Dictionaries -- French, History -- Dictionaries -- French
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2 v. (239 p.) 128 plates
Topics: Cylinder seals, Seals (Numismatics) -- Ancient
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Aug 16, 2018 Fournier, Edouard, 1819-1880
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465 p
Topics: History -- Miscellanea, Anecdotes, France -- History
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Aug 16, 2018 Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne, 1627-1704
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432p
Topic: World history -- Early works to 1800
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Mar 22, 2018 Bellavance, S
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"Livres utiles pour les cercles d'études et les directeurs de groupe de l'A.C.J.C."-Page 128-140
Topics: Association catholique de la jeunesse canadienne-française, Association catholique de la jeunesse...
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Mar 22, 2018 Perreyve, Henri, 1831-1865
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Topics: Perreyve, Henri, 1831-1865, Perreyve, Henri, 1831-1865
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Feb 14, 2018 Beaujean, Amédée, 1821-1888; Littré, Emile, 1801-1881. Dictionnaire de la langue française
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Topic: French language
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Feb 13, 2018 Monod, Gabriel, 1844-1912, author
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Portraits: Victor Hugo et son siècle -- Michelet à l'ecole normale -- John-Richard Green et l'histoire du peuple anglais -- Georges Waitz et le séminaire historique de Goettingue -- Victor Duruy -- Fustel de Coulanges -- James Darmesteter -- Alexandre Vinet -- Un disciple de Vinet: Edmond de Pressensé -- Un explorateur philosophe: N. de Mikluho-Maclay --Souvenirs d'Allemagne: Richard Wagner et Bayreuth en 1876. Le jubilé des Nibeluncen[!]; l'Allemagne en 1896. Le mystère de la passion à...
Topic: Biography
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Feb 12, 2018 Joanne, Adolphe Laurent, 1813-1881
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Feb 12, 2018 Gingras, Jules Fabian, 1829?-1884
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Topic: French language
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Topic: French language
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Topic: Letter writing, French
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Oct 27, 2017 Abbadie, Jacques, 1654-1727
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Topic: Christianity
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Oct 27, 2017 Abbadie, Jacques, 1654-1727
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Topic: Christianity
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Oct 27, 2017 Abbadie, Jacques, 1654-1727
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Topic: Christianity
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Topic: Catholic Church
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Topics: Catholic Church, Spiritual exercises, Christian life
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Sep 20, 2017 Cubières-Palmézeaux, 1752-1820
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Topic: Jenner, Edward, 1749-1823
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Topic: Cocaine
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Topics: Hypnotism, Sleepwalking
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Sep 18, 2017 Briand, Aristide, 1862-1932
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Topic: Church and state
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Aug 24, 2017 Gauthier, François Louis, 1696-1780
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Topic: Clothing and dress
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Aug 24, 2017 Taine, Hippolyte, 1828-1893
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Topics: Psychology, Knowledge, Theory of
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Aug 24, 2017 Taine, Hippolyte, 1828-1893
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Topics: Psychology, Knowledge, Theory of
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Aug 24, 2017 Villars, de Montfaucon, abbé de, 1635 ca.-1673
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Topics: Demonology, Rosicrucians
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Aug 24, 2017 Villars, de Montfaucon, abbé de, 1635 ca.-1673
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Topics: Demonology, Rosicrucians
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Apr 12, 2017 Xenophon; Luccioni, Jean
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Apr 12, 2017 Plato; Croiset, Maurice, 1846-1935; Croiset, Alfred, 1845-1923; Robin, Léon, 1866-1947; Méridier, Louis, 1879-1933; Chambry, Emile, 1864-; Diès, Auguste, 1875-1958; Rivaud, Albert, 1876-; Bodin, Louis Marie Jean, 1869-; Souilhé, Joseph, 1885-1941; Des Places, Édouard, 1900-2000
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French and Greek on opposite pages, numbered in duplicate
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
Apr 5, 2017 Steep, Barbara J; Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
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No report
Topics: Drug abuse, Drug abuse
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Mar 23, 2017 Aeschylus; Claudel, Paul, 1868-1955
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Mar 23, 2017 Masqueray, Paul, 1862-
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Topic: Euripides
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Mar 23, 2017 Beaudouin, Mondry, 1852-
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Topic: Greek language
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Mar 23, 2017 Bréal, Michel, 1832-1915
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Topic: Homer
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Mar 23, 2017 Limagne, Ernest de
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Opposite each plate a blank leaf
Topics: Etching, Engraving
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Mar 23, 2017 Gallé, Emile, 1846-1904
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, French, Decoration and ornament, Flowers
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Mar 14, 2017 Goncourt, Edmond de, 1822-1896; Goncourt, Jules de, 1830-1870
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Troisieme serie has title: L'art du XVIIIe siecle
Topics: Artists, Art, Modern
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Mar 14, 2017 Goncourt, Edmond de, 1822-1896; Goncourt, Jules de, 1830-1870
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Troisieme serie has title: L'art du XVIIIe siecle
Topics: Artists, Art, Modern
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Mar 14, 2017 Goncourt, Edmond de, 1822-1896; Goncourt, Jules de, 1830-1870
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Troisième série has title: L'art du XVIIIe siècle
Topics: Artists, Art, Modern
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Mar 14, 2017 Planche, Gustave, 1808-1857
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Topics: Paris. Salon, Art
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Topic: French ballads and songs
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Mar 6, 2017 Chailley-Bert, Joseph, 1854-1928
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Mar 6, 2017 Raeder, A
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Topic: Arbitration (International law)
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Mar 6, 2017 Barbier, Antoine Alexandre, 1765-1825; Quérard, J.-M. (Joseph-Marie), 1797-1865. Supercheries littéraires dévoilées
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Topics: Anonyms and pseudonyms, French, Anonyms and pseudonyms, Latin