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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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Apr 15, 2014 Schäffle, A. (Albert), 1831-1903
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Reprinted mainly from "Zukunft" (Berlin)--cf. p. v
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Apr 11, 2014 Deutscher Soziologentag (2nd : 1912 : Berlin, Germany); Weber, Alfred, 1868-1958; Barth, Paul, 1858-1922; Schmid, Ferdinand, 1832-1901; Hartmann, Ludo Moritz, 1865-1924; Oppenheimer, Franz, 1864-1943; Michels, Robert, 1876-1936; Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie
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Topics: Sociology, genealogy
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Apr 11, 2014 Hochfeld, Sophus
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Topics: Schopenhauer, Arthur, 1788-1860, genealogy
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Topics: Philosophy, German, genealogy
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Apr 8, 2014 Andler, Charles, 1866-1933
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Vol. 1. Les précurseurs de Nietzsche.- Vol. 2. La jeunesse de Nietzsche (jusqu'a la rupture avec Bayreuth)- Vol. 3. Nietzsche et la pessimisme esthétique.- Vol. 4. La maturité de Nietzsche (jusqu'à sa mort)- Vol. 5. Nietzsche et le transformisme intellectualiste.- Vol. 6. La dernière philosophie de Nietzsche; le renouvellement de toutes les valeurs
Topics: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900, genealogy
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Apr 8, 2014 Andler, Charles, 1866-1933
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Vol. 1. Les précurseurs de Nietzsche.- Vol. 2. La jeunesse de Nietzsche (jusqu'a la rupture avec Bayreuth)- Vol. 3. Nietzsche et la pessimisme esthétique.- Vol. 4. La maturité de Nietzsche (jusqu'à sa mort)- Vol. 5. Nietzsche et le transformisme intellectualiste.- Vol. 6. La dernière philosophie de Nietzsche; le renouvellement de toutes les valeurs
Topics: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900, genealogy
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Topics: Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804, genealogy
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Apr 1, 2014 Volkelt, Johannes
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Die Zeichnungen des Kindes und die zeichnende Kunst der Naturvölker, von Wilhelm Wundt.- Das Tragisché und die Dialektik des Handelns, von Jonas Cohn.- Wahrheit und Richtigkeit, von Bruno Bauch.- Von der critischen Dichtung zur Hamburgischen Dramaturgie, von Albert Köster.- Das Tragische als Grundgesetz des Lebens und der Kunst, im Anschlusz an Hebbels Denken und Dichtung, von Georg Witkowski.- Von unanschaulichen Wissen, von Hermann Schwarz.- Gotteserlebnis und Welterkenntnis, von...
Topics: Philosophy, genealogy
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Topics: Knowledge, genealogy
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Apr 1, 2014 Barth, Heinrich, 1890-
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Topics: Descartes, René, 1596-1650, Knowledge, genealogy
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Thesis - Erlangen
Topics: Hemsterhuis, François, 1721-1790, Locke, John, 1632-1704, genealogy
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Mar 31, 2014 Lohmann, Elise
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Topics: Pascal, Blaise, 1623-1662, Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900, genealogy
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Mar 27, 2014 Fichte, Immanuel Hermann, 1796-1879
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Vol. 1. - Bericht über meine philosophische Selbstbildung ...; Ueber den gegenwärtigen Standpunkt der Philosophie; Der Begriff des negativ Absoluten u. der negativen Philosophie; Vorschläge zu einer Philosophenversammlung; Grundsätze für die Philosophie der Zukunft; Ueber den Unterschied zwischen ethischem und naturalistischem Theismus; J.G. Fichte und Schleiermacher; Ueber Herbart's Stellung zur Philosophie der Gegenwart.- Vol. 2. - "Auferstehung" Geisterreich ...; M. Carriere,...
Topics: Erdmann, Johann Eduard, Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 1762-1814, Herbart, Johann Friedrich, 1776-1841,...
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Mar 27, 2014 Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 1762-1814; Fichte, Immanuel Hermann, 1796-1879
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v. 1. Einleitungsvorlesungen in die Wissenschaftslehre, die transcendentale Logik und die Tatsachen des Bewusstseins.- v. 2. Wissenschaftslehre und das System des Rechtslehre.- v. 3. System der Sittenlehre
Topics: Ethics, Law, Logic, Philosophy, German, genealogy
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Mar 27, 2014 Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 1762-1814; Fichte, Immanuel Hermann, 1796-1879
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v. 1. Einleitungsvorlesungen in die Wissenschaftslehre, die transcendentale Logik und die Tatsachen des Bewusstseins.- v. 2. Wissenschaftslehre und das System des Rechtslehre.- v. 3. System der Sittenlehre
Topics: Ethics, Law, Logic, Philosophy, German, genealogy
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Mar 27, 2014 Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 1762-1814; Fichte, Immanuel Hermann, 1796-1879
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v. 1. Einleitungsvorlesungen in die Wissenschaftslehre, die transcendentale Logik und die Tatsachen des Bewusstseins.- v. 2. Wissenschaftslehre und das System des Rechtslehre.- v. 3. System der Sittenlehre
Topics: Ethics, Law, Logic, Philosophy, German, genealogy
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Mar 27, 2014 Schürenberg, Arthur
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Mar 19, 2014 Schaarschmidt, Carl Max Wilhelm, 1822-1909
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Topics: Descartes, René, 1596-1650, Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677, genealogy
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Topics: Anaximander, Philosophy, Ancient, genealogy
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Mar 12, 2014 Böcking, Eduard, 1802-1870
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Vol. 1. - Gaii institutionum comment. quat.; Upliani fragmenta; Paulli De jure fisci, Fragmentum S. Pomponii et H. Modestini, item Graduum agnationis vetus descriptio; Maeciani Assis distributio et Balbi Mensoris De asse; Quae ex Dosithei Magistri ad jus pertinent Adriani Sententiae et epistolae et tractatus forensis max. de manumissionibus; Frag. Vaticane; Lex Dei sive incerti scriptoris Mosaicarum et Romanorum legum collatio; Consultatio sive consultationes veteris cujusdam jurisconsulti;...
Topics: Roman law, genealogy
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Mar 12, 2014 Böcking, Eduard, 1802-1870
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Vol. 1. - Gaii institutionum comment. quat.; Upliani fragmenta; Paulli De jure fisci, Fragmentum S. Pomponii et H. Modestini, item Graduum agnationis vetus descriptio; Maeciani Assis distributio et Balbi Mensoris De asse; Quae ex Dosithei Magistri ad jus pertinent Adriani Sententiae et epistolae et tractatus forensis max. de manumissionibus; Frag. Vaticane; Lex Dei sive incerti scriptoris Mosaicarum et Romanorum legum collatio; Consultatio sive consultationes veteris cujusdam jurisconsulti;...
Topics: Roman law, genealogy
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Mar 12, 2014 Böcking, Eduard, 1802-1870
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Vol. 1. - Gaii institutionum comment. quat.; Upliani fragmenta; Paulli De jure fisci, Fragmentum S. Pomponii et H. Modestini, item Graduum agnationis vetus descriptio; Maeciani Assis distributio et Balbi Mensoris De asse; Quae ex Dosithei Magistri ad jus pertinent Adriani Sententiae et epistolae et tractatus forensis max. de manumissionibus; Frag. Vaticane; Lex Dei sive incerti scriptoris Mosaicarum et Romanorum legum collatio; Consultatio sive consultationes veteris cujusdam jurisconsulti;...
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Mar 7, 2014 Wielandt, Friedrich; Baden, Verwaltungsgerichtshof
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Vol. 1. Das Strafgesetzbuch.- Vol. 2. Die Strafproceszordnung u.die Gesetze über die privatrechtlichen Folgen von Verbrechen, die Gerichtsverfassung u. den Strafvollzug im neuen Männerzuchthause zu Bruchsal
Topics: Criminal law, Criminal Procedure, genealogy
Vol. 1. Das Strafgesetzbuch.- Vol. 2. Die Strafproceszordnung u.die Gesetze über die privatrechtlichen Folgen von Verbrechen, die Gerichtsverfassung u. den Strafvollzug im neuen Männerzuchthause zu Bruchsal
Topics: Criminal law, Criminal Procedure, genealogy
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Mar 7, 2014 Loersch, Hugo
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Topics: Ingelheim. Oberhof, genealogy
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Topics: Colonies, genealogy
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Feb 25, 2014 Bernicken, Percy F
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Feb 25, 2014 Pfizer, Paul Achatius, 1801-1867
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1. Th. Das Recht. Der Staat.- 2. Th. Die Kirche. Das Vaterland
Topics: Church and state, Law, National characteristics, German, State, The, genealogy
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Feb 25, 2014 Pfizer, Paul Achatius, 1801-1867
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1. Th. Das Recht. Der Staat.- 2. Th. Die Kirche. Das Vaterland
Topics: Church and state, Law, National characteristics, German, State, The, genealogy
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Topics: Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681, genealogy
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Feb 14, 2014 Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635; Richard, C.
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Vol. 2. Die klügste Rache. Dianens Prüfungen. Die beiden unvermutheten Glücksfälle.- Vol. 3. Der Unglückliche aus gekränktem Ehrgefühl. Gusman der Schläger. Laura's Landhaus
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Jan 13, 2014 Barth, Andreas
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Jan 8, 2014 Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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"Edidit Societas Aperiendis Fontibus Rerum Germanicarum Medi Aevi."
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Dec 9, 2013 Smith, Thomas Charles, of Longridge, England; Shortt, Jonathan
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Topics: León, Luis de, 1527-1591, genealogy
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Nov 12, 2013 Rosenberger, G; Auerbach, Carl
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Added title page in German
Topics: German language, Swedish language, genealogy
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Nov 4, 2013 Hinojosa y Naveros, Eduardo de, 1852-1919; Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Followed by "Contestación del Marceline Menéndez y Pelayo"
Topics: Vitoria, Francisco de, 1486?-1546, genealogy
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Oct 30, 2013 Berlin. Technische Hochschule. Bibliothek
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Oct 30, 2013 Berlin. Technische Hochschule. Bibliothek
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Bound with II. Nachtrag zum Katalog ... x, 154 p. Berlin, Denter, 1890
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Oct 29, 2013 Bertram, Theodor
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Oct 29, 2013 Arendts, Carl
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Jul 18, 2013 Csuday, Eugen
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Jul 11, 2013 Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse. Abhandlungen, 1914-17; Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse. Abhandlungen, 1919-32; Königlich Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse; Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse; Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse
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Supersedes in part the academy's Abhandlungen
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Jul 11, 2013 Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse. Abhandlungen, 1914-17; Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse. Abhandlungen, 1919-32; Königlich Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse; Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse; Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse
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Jul 11, 2013 Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse. Abhandlungen, 1914-17; Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse. Abhandlungen, 1919-32; Königlich Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse; Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse; Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse
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Supersedes in part the academy's Abhandlungen
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Includes index
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Jul 11, 2013 Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Historische Kommission
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Title also in German: Österreichische Geschichtsquellen (varies slightly)
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Jul 9, 2013 Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886
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Topics: Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863, genealogy
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Jul 8, 2013 Nendtvich, Károly
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Topics: Hudson's Bay Company, genealogy
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Jul 4, 2013 Haskin, Frederic J. (Frederic Jennings), 1872-1944
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Topics: Virginia Company of London, Great Britain. Council for Virginia, genealogy
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Apr 2, 2013 Weigand, Gustav Ludwig, 1860-; Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Leipzig
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Mar 28, 2013 Mommsen, Theodor, 1817-1903
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Mar 27, 2013 Rich, Elihu, 1819-1875
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Topics: Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871, genealogy
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Topics: Poor, Charities, Poor laws, Agricultural colonies, Poor, Poor laws, genealogy
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Mar 26, 2013 Heller, Joseph, d. 1849
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Topics: Canach, Lucas, 1472-1553, Engraving, genealogy
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Topics: De Clare family, genealogy
"Records and authorities": v. 1, p. [xiii]-lv
Topics: St. Bartholomew's Priory (London, England), St. Bartholomew-the-Great (Church : London, England),...
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Mar 21, 2013 Great Britain. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Construction of England
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v. 1.Northwest.--v. 2. Central S.W.--v. 3. North-east.--v. 4. South-east
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Mar 21, 2013 Great Britain. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Construction of England
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Mar 21, 2013 Great Britain. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Construction of England
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v. 1.Northwest.--v. 2. Central S.W.--v. 3. North-east.--v. 4. South-east
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Topics: Emin Pasha, 1840-1892, genealogy
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Mar 14, 2013 King, Wilson
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Mar 14, 2013 Atkinson, C. T. (Christopher Thomas), b. 1880
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Mar 5, 2013 Ramsay, James Henry, (Sir), 1832-1925
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Bibliography: v. 1, p. 540-553
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Mar 5, 2013 Ramsay, James Henry, (Sir), 1832-1925
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Bibliography: v. 1, p. 540-553
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