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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 Shevchenko, Taras, 1814-1861
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Turiansky, Osyp, 1880-1933
texts
eye 2,608
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Opilsky, IUlian, 1884-1937
texts
eye 2,228
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Historical novel (1430-1433)
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 1,507
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At head of title: Institut sociologique ukrainien
Topic: Ukrainian literature
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Trylovsky, Kyrylo; Ukraïnski sichovi striltsi
texts
eye 1,447
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From the library of John Luckiw
Topic: Songs, Ukrainian
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 1,422
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comment 1
From the library of John Luczkiw
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Topic: Folk songs, Ukrainian
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 1,410
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"Tom l."
Topics: Ukrainian literature, Literature
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906; Holubets, Mykola, 1892-1942
texts
eye 1,349
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Jensen, Alfred Anton, 1859-1921; Mandiuk, Ivan
texts
eye 885
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Shevchenko, Taras, 1814-1861
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Krushelnytsky, Antin, 1878-1935
texts
eye 817
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Shevchenko, Taras, 1814-1861; Nykolyshyn, Dmytro
texts
eye 773
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From the library of Wolodymyr Sluzar
Topic: Samilenko, Volodymyr, 1864-1925
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Vilshenko, IAroslav, 1881-1949; Manastyrsky, Antin. ill; Havoronsky, Mykhalo, 1892-1949. cmp
texts
eye 739
favorite 1
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Busch, Wilhelm, 1832-1908; Vilshenko, IAroslav, 1881-1949
texts
eye 714
favorite 2
comment 0
From the library of Wolodymyr Sluzar
Topic: Children's poetry, German
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 711
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Jensen, Alfred Anton, 1859-1921; Voliansky, Pavlo. trl
texts
eye 704
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Topic: Kotliarevsky, Ivan Petrovych, 1769-1838
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Ukraïnska akademiia nauk
texts
eye 698
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"Predruk z Kyïvskoho vydannia 1921. roku"--t.p
Topic: Ukrainian language
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Tarnovsky, Nicolas, 1895-
texts
eye 609
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Vydano pry pomochy Prosvitno-Dramatychnoho Tovarystva Ukraïnskoï Molodizhy, v Boston, Mass
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Voloshyn, Avhustyn, 1874-1946
texts
eye 608
favorite 1
comment 0
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Topics: Carpatho-Rusyn language, Carpatho-Rusyn language
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Karpenko, IElyse
texts
eye 594
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Purchased from the Seweryn Windyk Library Bequest
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Starytsky, M. P., 1840-1904; Luczkiw, John, 1923-1974
texts
eye 582
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Losʹkyĭ, Kostʹ, 1874-
texts
eye 575
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v. 1. Istoriia dzherel rymskoho prava. --
Topic: Roman law
Source: yaremko
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Kalynets, Sylvester, 1886-
texts
eye 543
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 532
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From the library of John Luczkiw
Topics: Franko, Ivan, 1856-1916, Authors, Ukrainian
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Hrytsa, Ostap, 1881-1954
texts
eye 530
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From the library of John Luczkiw
Topic: Stefanyk, Vasyl Semenovich, 1871-1936
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Kalynets, Sylvester, 1886-; Manastyrsky, Antin. cov
texts
eye 523
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Cover design by Antin Manastyrsky
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Polishchuk, Klym
texts
eye 517
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 514
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From the library of John Luczkiw
From the library of John Luczkiw
Topic: Folk songs, Ukrainian
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Pidhirianka, Marika, 1881-1963
texts
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Kalynets, Sylvester, 1886-
texts
eye 470
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From the library of John Luczkiw
Topics: Folk songs, Ukrainian, Carols, Ukrainian
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Karpenko-Karyĭ, I., 1845-1907
texts
eye 466
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Presented to the Library by the Multicultural Society of Ontario
Source: yaremko
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Polishchuk, Klym
texts
eye 465
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Zalozetsky, Volodymyr, 1896-1959; Mozalevsky, Ivan ill
texts
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Illustrations by Ivan Mozalevsky
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Polishchuk, Klym
texts
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Gift from the Estate of Peter Volyniak
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Limnychenko, Vasyl
texts
eye 445
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Makove, Osyp, 1867-1925
texts
eye 412
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 400
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Babi, Oleksa
texts
eye 386
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Koltsuniak-Kuzma, Mariia, 1884-1922
texts
eye 373
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Polishchuk, Klym
texts
eye 357
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 349
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
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From the library of John Luczkiw
Gift of Stepan I. Kylymnyk
Source: yaremko
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Halushchynsky, Mykhalo, 1878-1931
texts
eye 339
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From the library of John Luczkiw
Topic: Shevchenko, Taras, 1814-1861
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Karpenko, IElyse
texts
eye 330
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Semenko, Mykhal, 1892-1937
texts
eye 321
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8-ma kn. poezi (1919-1920)
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Matiïv-Melnyk, Mykola, 1890-1947; Luczkiw, John, 1923-1974
texts
eye 304
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 303
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Dykansky, V
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Nedolev
texts
eye 292
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Vyshyvany, Vasyl, 1895-1951
texts
eye 271
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Orlivna, Halyna, 1895-
texts
eye 263
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Surguchev, Ilia; Stadnyk, osyp
texts
eye 263
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by T͡Si͡uk, Roman.
texts
eye 261
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comment 1
Presented to the Library by the Multicultural Society of Ontario
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Source: yaremko
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Lepky, Lev, 1888-1971
texts
eye 232
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Sofroniv-Levytsky, Vasyl, 1899-1975
texts
eye 226
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 43
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v. :
Topics: Ukraïnsʹka halyt͡sʹka armii͡a -- Periodicals, Ukrainians -- Czechoslovakia -- Periodicals,...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 30
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79p
Topics: Makhno, Nestor Ivanovich, 1889-1934, Mennonites -- Ukraine, Ukraine -- History -- Revolution,...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
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v. :
Topics: Almanacs, Ukrainian -- Austria, Ukrainians -- Austria -- Vienna -- Periodicals
58 p. :
Topics: Communism -- Ukraine, Ukraine -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921
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Topic: Ukraine -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Sources
62 p
Topics: Ukraïnsʹka komunistychna partii͡a, Communism -- Ukraine, Ukraine -- Politics and government --...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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Topics: Ukraïnsʹke akademichne tovarystvo "Sich" u Vidni, Ukrainian students -- Austria --...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Myshuha, Luka, 1887-1955
texts
eye 11
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23 p
Topics: Zakarpatsʹka oblastʹ (Ukraine) -- History, Zakarpatsʹka oblastʹ (Ukraine) -- Politics and...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Communist International. Congress (2nd : 1920 : Leningrad, R.S.F.S.R., and Moscow, R.S.F.S.R.)
texts
eye 10
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31 p. ; 20 cm
Topics: Socialism, Communism
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
texts
eye 9
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15, [1] p
Topic: Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- Drama
19 p
Topics: T͡Sʹokan, Il, Ukraïnsʹka halyt͡sʹka armii͡a -- History, Ukraine -- History -- Revolution,...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Levyts'kyǐ, Osyp
texts
eye 6
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194p
Topics: Ukraïns'ka Halyts'ka armiia, Ukraine -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Personal narratives