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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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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Studnicki, Władysław, 1867-1953
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Topics: Polish question, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Poland
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Topics: Polish question, World War, 1914-1918 -- Poland
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Lozynsʹkyĭ, Mykhaĭlo, 1880-
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16 p. ; 21 cm
Topics: Nationalism -- Ukraine, Citizenship -- Soviet Union, World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Nazaruk, Osyp, 1883-1940
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104p
Topics: Ukraïns'ki sichovi stril'tsi, World War, 1914-1918 -- Ukraine
1 score (17 pages) ; 27 cm
Topics: Ukraïnsʹki sichovi strilʹt͡si -- Songs and music, Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with piano,...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Gonnard, René, 1874-
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12 p. ; 25 cm
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Austria
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Strumok, Mykola
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29 p. ; 22 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Ukraine -- Poetry, World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, Ukrainian,...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Dnistrians'kyǐ, Stanislav, 1870-
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124p
Topics: Paris, France. Peace Conference, 1919. Ukraine, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions --...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Cehelsky, Lonhyn, 1875-1950
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14, [2] p. 20 cm
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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29, [3] p. ; 20 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Ukraine, Russia -- Politics and government -- 1904-1914
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Studnicki, Władysław, 1867-1953
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30 p
Topics: Polish question, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Romania
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Ukraine
4 p
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Europe, Eastern, Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- Ethnic relations
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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55 p., v : 23 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Propaganda, Galicia (Poland and Ukraine), Russia -- Foreign relations --...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Doroshenko, Dmytro, 1882-1951
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4 v. in 3
Topics: Statesmen -- Ukraine -- Biography, World War, 1914-1918 -- Ukraine, Ukraine -- History -- Autonomy...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Doroshenko, Dmytro, 1882-1951
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4 v. in 3
Topics: Statesmen -- Ukraine -- Biography, World War, 1914-1918 -- Ukraine, Ukraine -- History -- Autonomy...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Zalizni͡ak, Mykola, 1888-1950
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40 p
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Ukraine, Citizenship -- Ukraine, Ukraine -- History -- Autonomy and...
16 p. :
Topics: Songs, Ukrainian, World War, 1914-1918 -- Songs and music
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Kulʹchytsʹkyĭ, Li͡udvik
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98 p. ; 21 cm
Topics: Socialist parties -- Soviet Union, World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union, Russia -- Politics and...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Ukrainian National Council (U.S.)
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64 p.: 21 cm
Topics: Ruthenians, World War, 1914-1918 -- Ukraine, Ukraine -- Politics and government, Russia -- Politics...
15, [1] p. ; 24 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Poland, Poland -- Relations -- Bulgaria, Bulgaria -- Relations -- Poland
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Paszkowski, Edward, 1863-
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85p
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Ukraine, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial...
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
by 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...
36, [2] p. :
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Poland, Poland -- History -- 20th century
112 p. :
Topics: Ukraïnsʹki sichovi strilʹt͡si, World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- Ukraine
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Cehelsky, Lonhyn, 1875-1950
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111, [1] p
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Ukraine
11 leaves ; 15 x 22 cm
Topics: Franko, Ivan, 1856-1916 -- Photographs, Ukraïnsʹki sichovi strilʹt͡si -- Photographs,...
93, [1] p. :
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Austria -- Red Cross
51, [1] p
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Austria
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Investments, Securities
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Oliphant (Jas. H.) [and] Co
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Topics: Securities, World War, 1914-1918
Bibliographical foot-notes
Topic: Economics
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Walker, John Bernard, 1858-
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Davis, Michael M. (Michael Marks), 1879-1971
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Reprinted from the Medical Record, January 8, 1916
Topics: Health insurance, Medical economics
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by National Security League
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Adams, Thomas Sewall, 1873-1933
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Thesis, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Topics: Index numbers (economics), Value
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: Economics, Prices, Rents
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by White, James William, 1850-1916
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by An officer, pseud
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Signed L.L
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
From a sermon at St. Mary's Cathedral, Fall River, Mass ..
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
Cover title
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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Topics: Ukraïnsʹka halyt͡sʹka armii͡a -- Periodicals, Ukrainians -- Czechoslovakia -- Periodicals,...
Slater, John;
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Archer, William, 1856-1924
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
Cover-title: Cancellation of inter-allied indebtedness
Topics: Debts, Public, World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Van Antwerp, William Clarkson, 1867-1938
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Library of Congress. Division of Bibliography; Meyer, Herman Henry Bernard, 1864-1937
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At head of title: Library of Congress
Topics: Blockade and embargo, World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Roberts, George Evan, 1857-1948
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"Address as president of the American statistical association, annual meeting, Atlantic City, New Jersey, December 29, 1920."
Topics: Economics, Industrial statistics
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
Title page and text also in French and Flemish
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gould, Gerald, 1885-1936
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Headlam, James Wycliffe, 1863-1929
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Martin, T. Mower (Thomas Mower), 1838-1934
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Extracted from the New Church Review, October, 1916
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, War
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Nicholson, J. Shield (Joseph Shield), 1850-1927
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Topics: Neutrality, World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Landrieux
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Prothero, G. W. (George Walter), 1848-1922
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Hamilton, Walton Hale, 1881-1958
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Prepared to accompany the author's Current economic problems
Topic: Economics
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Wise, Bernhard Ringrose, 1858-1916
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Topics: Freedom of the seas, World War, 1914-1918
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by Zimmern, Alfred, 1879-1957
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
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by Rees, Joseph Aubrey, 1871-
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Parti Ouvrier Belge
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At head of title: The Belgian Labour Party (Parti Ouvrier Belge)
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Asquith, H. H. (Herbert Henry), 1852-1928
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Published by Authority
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Ward, Herbert D
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