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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 Dnistrians'kyǐ, Stanislav, 1870-
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Topics: Paris, France. Peace Conference, 1919. Ukraine, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions --...
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Ukraine
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by Paszkowski, Edward, 1863-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
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by Landrieux
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At head of title: War Literature Society
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by Ward, Herbert D
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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 Lang, Cosmo Gordon, Archbp., 1864-1946
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An address delivered at the Mansion House of the city of London, on July 19, 1918
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by Breshko-Breshkovskaia, Ekaterina Konstantinovna (Verigo) 1844-1934
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At head of title: War Literature Society
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by Archer, William, 1856-1924
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by Lichnowsky, Karl Max, Fürst von, 1860-1928
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by Wetterlé, E. (Emile), b. 1861
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by Nippold, Otfried, 1864-
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"A translation of part I of Das erwachen des deutschen volkes und die rolle der Schweiz (Art. institut Orell Füssli in Zürich, 1917) by Dr. Otfried Nippold."
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by McCurdy, Charles Albert, 1870-
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by McCurdy, Charles Albert, 1870-
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by Trenholme, Norman Maclaren
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On cover: "Dr. Mühlon's evidence ..."
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by Jørgensen, Johannes, 1866-1956
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Source: folio
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by Ehrhardt, Paul
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by Bank of Commerce in New-York; United States. War Revenue Law of 1918
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"February, 1919."
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, War, Cost of
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by MacDonald, Arthur, 1856-1936
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At head of title: War supplement to the History teacher's magazine, March, 1918. War reprint, no. 3
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Topics: Peace Conference, Paris, 1919, World War, 1914-1918
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by Jørgensen, Johannes, 1866-1956
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by Browne, Spencer, 1856-
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by Galocsy, Arpad de
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Nationalism
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by Hazelton, Henry I
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by Reclus, Onésime
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University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
by Kutrzeba, Stanisław, 1876-1946
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Issued also in French as: Droits de la Russie sur la Lithuanie et sur la Ruthénie-Blanche
Topics: Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920), World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
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by Montague, C. E. (Charles Edward), 1867-1928
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by Breshko-Breshkovskaia, Ekaterina Konstantinovna (Verigo) 1844-1934
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What is Bolshevism? What we are fighting for. Russia and the allies; Russia and the League of Nations; Russia will emerge free, strong and united
Topics: Bolshevism, World War, 1914-1918
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by Lichnowsky, Karl Max, Fürst von, 1860-1928
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by Reuss, Friedrich Wilhelm Carl, called Fritz Reuss
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"Containing not only all of the material of the first edition ... but also articles from later issues of the Atlantic monthly and two chapters never before published."
Topics: Pangermanism, World War, 1914-1918
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by Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943; National Security League. Committee on Patriotism through Education
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by Silcox, Claris Edwin, 1888-
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At head of title, vol. [1]: Ministère des Affaires Etrangères. Guerre Européenne. Documents, 1918; vol. [2] (Suite): Ministère des Affaires Etrangères. Guerre Européenne. Documents, 1918-19
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Iorga, Nicolae, 1871-1940
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At head of title: N. Jorga
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: Lusitania (Steamship), World War, 1914-1918
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(Cmd. 258)
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by Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937
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by Bainville, Jacques, 1879-1936; Lefaivre, Paul
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No more published
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918, Jews
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Topics: Citizenship, World War, 1914-1918, Panslavism
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by Ward, Mary Augusta (Arnold) 1851-1920
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by Délégation égyptienne à la Conférence de la Paix, Paris, 1919; Paris, France. Peace Conference, 1919
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Issued also in English under title: the Egyptian national claims
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Durkin, Douglas Leader, 1884-1968
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Poems
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: London, Treaty of, 1915, World War, 1914-1918
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by McCombe, John; Menzies, A. F
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918, Medicine, Military
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by Stoll, Oswald, Sir, 1866-1942
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First draft of an industrial loans bill.- Explanatory comments on the industrial loans bill.- The menace of the money trust.- Daiserism in finance.- Mr. Stoll's evidence before the Banking amalgamations committee at the House of lords in committee room "A" on April 8th, 1918.- Money, credit and the bank act.- An open letter to Lord Milner.- 5[pound sterling] 15s. for 3[pound sterling] 17s. 10 1/2d.- Appendix: Six points of an economic war policy, including a financial as distinct from...
Topics: Credit, World War, 1914-1918
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by Saint-René Taillandier, Madeleine Marie Louise, 1875-
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Topics: Red Cross and Red Crescent, World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
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by Gauvain, Auguste, 1861-
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Topics: Yugoslavs, World War, 1914-1918
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by Lutosawski, Wincenty, 1863-
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At head of title: Polish commission of work preparatory to the Conference of peace
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Daniels, Josephus, 1862-
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Sermons, addresses, etc
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by Bernheim, Bertram Moses, 1880-
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives
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Topics: Wages, World War, 1914-1918, Women
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by Pollen, Arthur Joseph Hungerford, 1866-1937
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American edition has title: The British navy in battle
Topics: Great Britain. Royal Navy, World War, 1914-1918