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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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1927 Ramírez de Villa-Urrutia, Wenceslao, marqués, 1850-1933
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La jornada del Condestable de Castilla a Inglaterra para las paces de 1604; La embajada de Lord Nottingham a España en 1605; Rubens diplomatico; Antonio Van Dyck; Francisco de Vitoria, precursor de Grocio; La literatura del derecho internacional en España durante el siglo XVII
Topics: Vitoria, Francisco de, 1486?-1546, Tarsis ó Tassis y Peralta, Juan de, Nottingham, Charles Howard,...
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1922 [Fernández López, Ventura, 1866-]
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Topic: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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Topics: Legends, genealogy
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1922 Gerchunoff, Alberto, 1883-1950
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Topic: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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1922 Martínez y Martínez, Francisco, 1866-
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Topics: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, Folklore
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Topics: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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1921 Blomberg, Héctor Pedro, 1890-
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Topic: genealogy
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1921 Biblioteca del Congreso de la Nación (Argentina); Levillier, Roberto, 1881-; Archivo General de Indias; Biblioteca del Congreso de la Nación (Argentina). Colección de publicaciones históricas (Indexes)
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Topic: genealogy
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1920 Alonso Cortés, Narciso, 1875-
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Topics: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, Avellaneda, Alonso Fernández de, pseud, Fonseca,...
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1920 Torres y Galeote, Francisco de
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Topic: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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1920 Givanel y Más, Juan, 1868-1946
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Topic: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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Topics: Torre, Lisandro de la, 1868-1939, genealogy
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Topic: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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Topics: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226
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1919 Ballesteros Curiel, Julio
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1919 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616; Cueva, Manuel de la
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Half title: El alma de Cervantes
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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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1918 Icaza, Francisco A. de, 1863-1925
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1918 Mascarenhas, Jeronymo de, d. 1671; Dornellas, Alfonso de; Academia das sciencias de Lisboa. Comissão dos centenários de Ceuta e Albuquerque
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Topic: genealogy
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1918 Vega Inclán, Benigno Vega Inclán y Flaquer, marqués de la, 1858-1942
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Topics: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, Casa de Cervantes (Literary landmark)
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1917 Suñé Benages, Juan, ca. 1865-1938; Suñé Fonbuena, Juan
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Includes index
Topics: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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1917 Bonilla y San Martín, Adolfo, 1875-1926
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Cervantes y Avellaneda; Sobre las interpretaciones Cervantes; El Loaysa de "El celoso extremeño"; Una versión inglesa de Cervantes, y algunas consideraciones sobre la cronología de las Novelas ejemplares; Hallazgo de actualidad; Un crítico desbocado.
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1917 Icaza, Francisco A. de, 1863-1925
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1917 Givanel Y Más, Juan, 1868-1946
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1916 López Barrera, Joaquín
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1916 Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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Topics: Universidad de Barcelona, genealogy
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1916 Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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1916 Cortacero y Velasco, Miguel
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1916 Espina, Concha, 1869-1955
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1916 Suarès, André, 1866-1948; Baeza, Ricardo, 1890-
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1916 González Aurioles, Norberto
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1916 Báig Baños, Aurelio, 1873-
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Topic: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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1916 Alonso Cortés, Narciso, 1875-
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1916 Barrera y Leirado, Cayetano Alberto de la, 1815-1872
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Topics: Castro, Adolfo de, 1823-1898, Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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1916 Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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1916 Pérez-Rubín, Luis
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1916 Bonilla y San Martín, Adolfo, 1875-1926
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Topics: Avellaneda, Alonzo Fernandez de, 1547-1616, Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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1916 Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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1916 Espina, Concha, 1869-1955
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Topic: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616 1916
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1916 Lafuente, Federico, 1857-
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1916 Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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1916 Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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1916 Ríos de Lampérez, Blanca de los, 1862-1956
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1916 Universidad Popular Mexicana, Mexico (city)
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"Este volumen contiene las conferencias sustentadas durante la 'Semana cervantina', que organizó la Universidad popular mexicana para honrar la memoria del insigne autor del Quijote, con motivo del tercer centenario de su muerte. Lo publica la misma universidad."
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1916 Báig Baños, Aurelio, 1873-
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1916 Cotarelo y Mori, Emilio, 1857-1936
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, Economics in literature
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1915 Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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1915 Givanel y Más, Juan, 1868-1946
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1915 Lara, Justo de, 1866-1919
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1915 Cotarelo Valledor, Armando, 1880-1950
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Topics: Avellaneda, Alonzo Fernandez de, Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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1915 Cortacero y Velasco, Miguel
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Topics: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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1915 Cortacero y Velasco, Miguel
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1915 Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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1915 Fernández Santos, Saturnino Calleja
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Topic: genealogy
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1914 Unamuno, Miguel de, 1864-1936
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1914 Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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