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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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Topic: Great Britain -- Description and travel
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1921 Panconcelli-Calzia, Giulio, 1878-1966
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Topic: Phonetics
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1921 Whibley, Charles, 1859-1930
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Topic: Criminals
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1921 Hoernle, Edward Selwyn
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Topic: Aeschylus
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1921 Novotný, Václav, 1869-1932
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Bibliography: p. [119]-[120]
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1921 Gorky, Maksim, 1868-1936
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1921 Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich, 1870-1953; Fonvizin, Denis Ivanovich, 1745-1792; Kapnist, V. V. (Vasilīĭ Vasilʹevich), 1757 or 8-1823; Griboyedov, Aleksandr Sergeyevich, 1795-1829; Obʺedinenie Zemskikh i Gorodskikh Di͡ei͡ateleĭ Za-Granit͡seï, Paris
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Topic: Russian drama
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1921 Northwestern University. School of Commerce. Bureau of Business Research; National Association of Retail Clothiers; Secrist, Horace, b. 1881
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Vol. 1. Sales and sales' rations in retail clothing stores, 1919, 1918, and 1914.- Vol. 2. Expenses and expense ratios - rent, wages and salaries, 1919, 1918, and 1914.- Vol. 3. Expenses and expense ratios - general, bushelling, and total expenses, 1919, 1918, and 1914.- Vol. 4. Advertising methods, expenses and expense ratios, 1919, 1918, and 1914.- Vol. 5. Purchases, inventories, purchase discounts, stock turnover, and capital turnover, 1919, 1918, and 1914.- Vol. 6. Buildings and store...
Topic: Clothing trade
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Topics: German literature, German literature
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1921 Kachorʺ, D. Yv
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Topic: Folk songs, Ukrainian
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1921 Osborn, E. B. (Edward Bolland), 1867-1938
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1921 Crowell, Benedict, 1869-; Wilson, Robert Forrest, 1883-
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Topic: United States. War Industries Board
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1921 Elias, Julius, 1861-1927
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Topic: Liebermann, Max, 1847-1935
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1921 Richardson, Myron W
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Topics: High schools, School time-tables
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1921 Selver, Paul, 1888-
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Topic: Bezina, Otokar, 1868-1929
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1921 Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944
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1921 Montgomery, Arthur, 1889-
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Continues "Annual Report of the Board of Civil Services Examiners".
Topic: Annual Report of the Civil Service Commission
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1921 Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959
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1921 Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928
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Topics: Clemenceau, Georges, 1841-1929, Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, Lloyd George, David, 1863-1945,...
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1921 Rudansʹkyĭ, Stepan, 1833-1873
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1921 British Society for the Study of Orthodontics
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Topics: Dentistry, Orthodontia
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1921 Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924
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1921 Lovelace, Griffin M., 1876-
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Topic: Insurance, Life
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1921 Jones, Henry Festing, 1851-1928; St. John's College (University of Cambridge); Bartholomew, Augustus Theodore, 1882-1933
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Topic: Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902
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Topics: Vocational guidance, Young Men's Christian Associations
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1921 Bryusov, Valery Yakovlevich, 1873-1924
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Many annual reports were published as several different papers. Trade statistics are continued by "Annual Report of the Trade of Canada" for report covering 1917 onwards. See also: Annual Report of the Department of Trade and Commerce--Trade of Foreign Countries and Treaties and Conventions; Annual Report of the Department of Trade and Commerce--Subsidized Steamship Service; Annual Report of the Department of Trade and Commerce--Grain Statistics; Annual Report of the Department of...
Topic: Annual Report of the Department of Trade and Commerce
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1921 Scott, Duncan Campbell, 1862-1947
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1921 Lenin, Vladimir Ilich, 1870-1924
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Topic: Communism
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1921 Tŷblevychʺ, Levʺ Yv
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Topic: Poetry
Continues the trade statistics portion of the "Annual Report of the Department of Trade and Commerce".
Topic: Annual Report of the Trade of Canada
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1921 Viana, Javier de, 1868-1926
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Topics: Bismarck, Otto, Fürst von, 1815-1898, Stöcker, Adolf, 1835-1909, Jewish question, Jews
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Topic: Literature
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Topics: Stetson, Augusta E, Christian Science
Reports after 1916 include "Report of the Hydrographic Survey".
Topic: Report of the Naval Service
Topic: Report of the Auditor General
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1921 Williams, Whiting, 1878-
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1921 Danielson, Henry
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Topics: English literature -- 20th century Bibliography, English literature -- 19th century Bibliography
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1921 Willis, James F. (James Florence), 1855-
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Topics: Books and reading, Book collecting, Bibliomania, Authorship, Books and reading
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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From the library of John Luczkiw
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Vol. 1 only published
Topic: German literature
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Bibliography: p. 2
Topic: Bible
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1921 Mombert, Alfred, 1872-1942
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1921 Averchenko, Arkadi, 1881-1925
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1921 Moulton, Harold Glenn, 1883-1965
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Topics: Money -- United States, Finance, Banks and banking -- United States
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1921 Dewing, Arthur Stone, 1880-
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Vol. 1. - Corporate securities.- Vol. 2. - Promotion.- Vol. 3. - The administration of income.- Vol. 4. - Expansion.- Vol. 5. - Failure and reorganization
Topics: Corporations, Corporations -- Finance
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1921 Gunkel, Hermann, 1862-1932
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Topic: Jesus Christ
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Topics: Makhno, Nestor Ivanovich, 1889-1934, Mennonites
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1921 Miliukov, P. N. (Pavel Nikolaevich), 1859-1943
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1921 Madelung, Aage, 1872-
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1921 Speck, Frank Gouldsmith, 1881-1950; Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957
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Topics: Montagnais Indians, Mistassin Indians, Charms
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1921 Soffici, Ardengo, 1879-1964
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1921 Victorian lady; Partington, Wilfred George, 1888-
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Topics: Anecdotes -- England, London (England) -- Intellectual life
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1921 Dahlke, Paul, 1865-1928
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Translated by Paul Dahlke
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Topic: Hungarian poetry
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1921 Lenin, Vladimir Ilich, 1870-1924
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Includes bibliographical references
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1921 Norwood, Gilbert, 1880-1984
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Topics: Euripides, Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950, Drama, English drama
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Topics: Credit, Bills of exchange
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1921 Burton, William, 1863-
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Gift -- Mrs. Harold M. Tovell
Topics: Pottery -- History, Porcelain -- History
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1921 Das, Sukumar Ranjan
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Topic: Das, Chitta Ranjan, 1870-1925
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Topic: Ward, Artemas
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1921 Lucas, E. V. (Edward Verrall), 1868-1938
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Topic: Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834
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1921 Slonim, Mark L'vovich
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Topic: Bolshevism
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1921 Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904
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1921 Springer, A. (Anton), 1825-1891
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Topic: Art
Topic: Estimates
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1921 Novák, Arne, 1880-1939
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1921 Macalister, Robert Alexander Stewart, 1870-1950
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Vol. 1. The Palaeolithic period
Topics: Archaeology, Europe -- Antiquities
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1921 Jones, Henry, Sir, 1852-1922; Muirhead, John H. (John Henry), 1855-1940
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Topic: Caird, Edward, 1835-1908