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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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Jul 29, 2019 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...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Jun 10, 2019 Paris, France. Peace Conference, 1919. Ukraine
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2 v
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Ukraine
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Jun 10, 2019
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Topics: Ukraïnsʹka halyt͡sʹka armii͡a -- Periodicals, Ukrainians -- Czechoslovakia -- Periodicals,...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 26, 2019 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
Apr 26, 2019 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
Apr 26, 2019 Paszkowski, Edward, 1863-
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85p
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Ukraine, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 26, 2019 Nazaruk, Osyp, 1883-1940
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104p
Topics: Ukraïns'ki sichovi stril'tsi, World War, 1914-1918 -- Ukraine
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 26, 2019 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
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11 leaves ; 15 x 22 cm
Topics: Franko, Ivan, 1856-1916 -- Photographs, Ukraïnsʹki sichovi strilʹt͡si -- Photographs,...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 12, 2019 Kolessa, Fili͡aret, 1871-1947 composer
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1 score (17 pages) ; 27 cm
Topics: Ukraïnsʹki sichovi strilʹt͡si -- Songs and music, Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with piano,...
112 p. :
Topics: Ukraïnsʹki sichovi strilʹt͡si, World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- Ukraine
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Topics: Polish question, World War, 1914-1918 -- Poland
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 12, 2019 Zalizni͡ak, Mykola, 1888-1950
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40 p
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Ukraine, Citizenship -- Ukraine, Ukraine -- History -- Autonomy and...
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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4 p
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Europe, Eastern, Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- Ethnic relations
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Apr 12, 2019 Cehelsky, Lonhyn, 1875-1950
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111, [1] p
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Ukraine
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 12, 2019 Cehelsky, Lonhyn, 1875-1950
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14, [2] p. 20 cm
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes
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Apr 12, 2019 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...
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Apr 12, 2019 Studnicki, Władysław, 1867-1953
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24 p. 24 cm
Topics: Polish question, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Poland
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 12, 2019 Studnicki, Władysław, 1867-1953
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30 p
Topics: Polish question, World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Romania
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 12, 2019 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
Apr 12, 2019 Stepankowsky, Vladimir
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55 p., v : 23 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Propaganda, Galicia (Poland and Ukraine), Russia -- Foreign relations --...
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16 p. :
Topics: Songs, Ukrainian, World War, 1914-1918 -- Songs and music
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 12, 2019 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
Apr 12, 2019
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36, [2] p. :
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Poland, Poland -- History -- 20th century
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Austria -- Red Cross
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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51, [1] p
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Austria
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
Apr 12, 2019 Lozynsʹkyĭ, Mykhaĭlo, 1880-
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29, [3] p. ; 20 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Ukraine, Russia -- Politics and government -- 1904-1914
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Apr 12, 2019 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
Apr 12, 2019 Gonnard, René, 1874-
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12 p. ; 25 cm
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Austria
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Apr 12, 2019
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15, [1] p. ; 24 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Poland, Poland -- Relations -- Bulgaria, Bulgaria -- Relations -- Poland
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
Jan 30, 2019 Buchanan, Angus, 1886-
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xxii, 246 p., [11] leaves of plates (some folded) : 23 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Tanzania, Birds -- Tanzania, Africa, East
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Oct 2, 2018 Ludendorff, Erich, 1865-1937
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628 p. :
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany
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Oct 2, 2018 Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965
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2 v. :
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain
The Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
Jan 19, 2016 Markoff, Dimitri A
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Cover title
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Jan 19, 2016
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"Obrazʺ stradaniĭ y arestovʺ russk. seli͡anʺ v chasî mirovoĭ voĭnŷ vʺ Prykarpatskoĭ Rusy."
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
The Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
Jan 19, 2016 Kohanik, Peter G., 1880-1969; Russian Orthodox Catholic Mutual Aid Society
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Digital copy from the Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Dec 22, 2015 Davidson, Randall Thomas, 1848-1930
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Aug 11, 2015 Landrieux
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Aug 11, 2015 MacDonald, Arthur, 1856-1936
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Aug 11, 2015 Hunter-Weston, Aylmer, Sir, 1864-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
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Aug 4, 2015 Lepsius, Johannes, 1858-1926
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Includes indexes
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Armenian question, World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Jul 3, 2015 [Bobrzyński, Michał, 1849-1935]
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Includes bibliographical referencs and index
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Jun 25, 2015 Van Antwerp, William Clarkson, 1867-1938
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Investments, Securities
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Jun 24, 2015 Oliphant (Jas. H.) [and] Co
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Topics: Securities, World War, 1914-1918
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Jun 22, 2015 Dorgelès, Roland, 1886-1973
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Translation of: Les croix de bois
Topics: World War (1914-1918), World War, 1914-1918
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Jun 2, 2015 Jollivet, Gaston, 1842-
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
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Apr 24, 2015 Russian Union of Zemstvos. General Committee
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Apr 20, 2015 Buchholz, Arthur
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Apr 6, 2015 Schwarz, Wilhelm
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Military pensions
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
Apr 6, 2015 Seligman, Edwin R. A. (Edwin Robert Anderson), 1861-1939; Haig, Robert Murray, 1887-1953; Columbia University. Division of Intelligence and Publicity
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Apr 6, 2015 Borden, Robert Laird, Sir, 1854-1937; Smuts, Jan Christiaan, 1870-1950; Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. United Kingdom Branch
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Apr 6, 2015 Deschamps, Gaston, 1861-1931
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Apr 2, 2015 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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Apr 2, 2015 Egerton, Hugh Edward, 1855-1927
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Bound with 4 others
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Mar 30, 2015 Mathews, Basil, 1879-1951; Davidson, Randall Thomas, 1848-1930
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Redeeming the time / Randal Thomas Davidson -- The world at the cross-roads / Edward S. Talbot -- The task before the church / David S. Cairns -- The theological outlook in time of war / A.E. Garvie -- "Thou shalt not kill" and the war / R.F. Horton -- Risen with Christ / William Ralph Inge -- A great belief and a great experience / J.D. Jones -- The gospel of the grace of God / J.H. Jowett -- The conditions of victory / A.F. Winnington-Ingram -- The Christan emprise / G. Campbell...
Topics: World War (1914-1918), World War, 1914-1918
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Mar 19, 2015 Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Mar 19, 2015 Magnus, Leonard Arthur
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Bibliography: p. 379-388
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Mar 19, 2015 Vesni, Milenko Radomir, 1863-1921
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: Debts, Public, World War, 1914-1918
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Mar 4, 2015 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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Mar 4, 2015 Friedberg, Robert
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Topic: genealogy
For VIII, see Reparation Commission. Reports of the Expert Committees (Cmd. 2105); XIV, see its The Experts' plan for reparation payments; XX, see its Report of the Committee of Experts on reparations (Cmd. 3343)
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
For VIII, see Reparation Commission. Reports of the Expert Committees (Cmd. 2105); XIV, see its The Experts' plan for reparation payments; XX, see its Report of the Committee of Experts on reparations (Cmd. 3343)
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
For VIII, see Reparation Commission. Reports of the Expert Committees (Cmd. 2105); XIV, see its The Experts' plan for reparation payments; XX, see its Report of the Committee of Experts on reparations (Cmd. 3343)
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Feb 26, 2015 Mears, E. Grimwood
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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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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Feb 20, 2015 Luschin von Ebengreuth, Arnold, 1841-1932
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Feb 20, 2015 Moulins, Amédée
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Topics: Serbs, World War, 1914-1918, Education
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Feb 19, 2015 Great Britain. Munitions, Ministry of
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At head of title: Confidential. For official information only
Topics: Great Britain. Munitions, Ministry of, World War, 1914-1918
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Feb 19, 2015 Great Britain. Munitions, Ministry of
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At head of title: Confidential. For official information only
Topics: Great Britain. Munitions, Ministry of, World War, 1914-1918