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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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1918 Novotorzhski, G
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Topics: State, The, Law
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1918 Davis, William Morris
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1918 Lang, Edith (Hollington)
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Topic: Law
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1918 Arnoso, Vicente.Â
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1918 Ayres, Clarence Edwin, 1891-
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1918 Geisler, Walter, 1891-
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United States, by W.F. Russell; Germany, by I.L. Kandel; England, by Peter Sandiford; France, by Arthur H. Hope; Canada, by Peter Sandiford; Denmark, by Harold W. Foght
Topics: Education -- History, Canada -- Education, England -- Education, France -- Education, Germany --...
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Topics: Geiger, Ludwig, 1848-1919, German literature, German drama
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Topic: England
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1918 Bouniols, Gaston
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1918 Hess, Moses, 1812-1875; Waxman, Meyer, 1887-1969
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Topics: Jews, Jews, Jews
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1918
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1918 Latzko, Adolf Andreas, 1876-
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1918 Pinski, David, 1872-1959
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Topic: Agriculture
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1918 Szomory, Dezsö, 1869-1944
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Topic: Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1741-1790
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1918 Shevchenko, Taras, 1814-1861
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From the library of John Luczkiw
Municipal Handbook: City of Toronto
1918 Toronto (Ont.)
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Title varies: 1972, Handbook of local services; 1973, Directory of services
Topic: Municipal government
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1918 Lauckner, Rolf, 1887-
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Zeichnungen von Erich Thum
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1918 Heimann, Moritz, 1868-1925
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Topic: Flags
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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1918 McCurdy, Charles Albert, 1870-
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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1918 Denis, Ernest
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1918 Watson, Arthur Clinton
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1918 Hoashi, Riichiro
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Topic: Prayer
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1918 Yurdakul, Mehmet Emin, 1869-1944
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1918 Levin, Kirik Nikitich, 1876-
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Topics: Russia, Secret societies
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1918 Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957
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1918 Masterman, Ernest William Gurney
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Topic: Meyer, Conrad Ferdinand, 1825-1898
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1918 Cook, Howard Willard, 1890-
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Topics: Poets, American, American poetry -- 20th century History and criticism
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Topic: Education
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1918 Hüda'i, 'Aziz Mahmud, d. 1628
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1918 Robertson, J. M. (John Mackinnon), 1856-1933
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Topic: England -- Tariff
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Topic: Egypt -- History British occupation, 1882-1936
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1918 Ridge, Lola
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1918 Smith, Frederick M
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Topic: Psychology
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Topic: Short stories, German
Many Sessional Papers were not printed, check the table of contents of each volume for details
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1918 Pintner, Rudolf, 1884-
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Topic: Mental tests
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Topics: Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949, Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900, Strindberg, August,...
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Topics: Loge, Oliver,H Sir, Christian science, Materialism, New Thought, Psychical research, Spiritualism
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1918 Cviji, Jovan, 1865-1927
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"Bibliographie:" p. 133-135
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Topics: American literature -- Bibliography, Authors, American
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1918 Champier, Symphorien, 1472?-ca. 1535
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1918 Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885
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1918 McFee, Inez Nellie
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Topics: School organization and management, Teaching
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1918 Köprülü, Mehmet Fuat, 1890-
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Topic: Fikret, Mehmet Tevfik, 1870-1915
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Topics: Educational surveys, Education -- Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan
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1918 Vrba, Jan, 1889-1961
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1918 De Selincourt, Ernest, 1870-1943
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Topic: Poetry -- History and criticism
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1918 Cohen, Max, 1895-
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Topic: Zionism
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Topic: Iron industry and trade
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1918 Dearmer, Geoffrey, 1893-
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1918 Bochkovsky, Olgerd Ippolit, 1884-1939
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Topics: Nationalism, State, The, World War, 1914-1918
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1918 Frederic, Harold, 1856-1898
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1918 Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945
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1918 Andes, conde de los
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Topics: Debts, External -- Spain, Monetary policy -- Spain
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1918 Wavell, Arthur John Byng, 1882-1916
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Topic: Arabian Peninsula -- Description and travel
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1918 Bernard, Jean Marc
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Topic: Villon, François, b. 1431
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1918 Roddick, Amy (Redpath) Lady
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