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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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2016 Glickman, Robert Jay, 1928- author; Canadian Academy of the Arts, issuing body
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"A textbook for 3rd and 4th year university students of Spanish. Consists of ten lessons concerning human relations, careers, science, sports, and techniques of literary analysis, plus specialized vocabulary listings on a wide variety of everyday subjects."--
Topic: Spanish language
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1930 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616; Solana, Ezequiel, 1863-
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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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De Humanidades, tomo 6, páginas 15 a 31
Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language in America
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1923 Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957
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Topics: Spanish language, Spanish literature -- Collections
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1922 Castro, Américo, 1885-1972
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Topic: Spanish language and literature
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Topics: Legends, genealogy
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1922 Lemos Ramírez, Gustavo, 1878-
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Ecuador
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1922 Hills, Elijah Clarence, 1867-1932; Cano, Juan, 1890-
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Topics: Spanish language -- Readers, Spanish language -- Composition and exercises
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Topic: Spanish language
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1922 Lemos R., Gustavo (Lemos Ramírez), 1878-1936
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"Autores consultados": p. [159]-160
Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language
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Topic: Spanish language -- Dialects Spain Santander (Province)
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Topic: Spanish language
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1922 Lemos Ramírez, Gustavo, 1878-
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Ecuador
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Ecuador
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1922 Quesada, Ernesto, 1858-
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Topics: Costa Álvarez, Arturo, 1870- Nuestra lengua, Spanish language -- Provincialisms Argentina, Spanish...
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1921 Vergara y Martín, Gabriel María, 1869-1948
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Topic: Spanish language
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1921 Blomberg, Héctor Pedro, 1890-
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Topic: genealogy
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Topic: Spanish language
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1921 Cejador y Frauca, Julio
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Latin America
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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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Topics: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Tabasco (Mexico), Spanish language -- Provincialisms Latin...
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Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language in America
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1920 Peers, E. Allison (Edgar Allison), 1891-1952
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Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language
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1920 Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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Topic: Spanish language
Concepto de la derivación.--Derivación nominal directa.--Derivación verbal.--Derivación inversa.--La composición y la parasintesis
Topics: Spanish language -- Word formation, Spanish language -- Suffixes and prefixes
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Ecuador
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1920 Academia Española
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Topic: Spanish language
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1919 Menéndez Pidal, Ramón, 1869-1968; Madrid. Centro de Estudios Históricos
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Topic: Spanish language -- History
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Topics: Torre, Lisandro de la, 1868-1939, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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1918 Gagini, Carlos, 1865-1925
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Costa Rica
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1918 Navarro Tomás, Tomás, 1884-; Madrid. Centro de Estudios Históricos
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Topic: Spanish language -- Pronunciation
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topic: Spanish language -- Gallicisms
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1918 Toro, Michel de
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Topic: Spanish language
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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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1917 Toro, Michel de
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Topic: Spanish language -- Grammar 1870-
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1917 Restrepo, Félix, 1887-1965
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Topic: Spanish language
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1917 Rubio, Darío, 1878-1952
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At head of title, author's pseud., Ricardo del Castillo. (Estudios lexicográficos)
Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language, Indians of Mexico
Head and tail pieces
Topics: Natural history, Spanish language in America
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1917 Academia Española
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Topic: Spanish language
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From "El Monitor de la Educación Comun", Num. 537
Topic: Spanish language in America
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Topics: Universidad de Barcelona, genealogy
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1916 Félix José de Augusta
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Topics: Mapuche language -- Dictionaries Spanish, Spanish language -- Dictionaries Araucanian
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Topic: Spanish language
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1916 Félix José de Augusta
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Topics: Mapuche language -- Dictionaries Spanish, Spanish language -- Dictionaries Araucanian
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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1915 Hanssen, Federico, 1857-1919
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Extracted from Anales de la Universidad de Chile, T. 136, 1915. pp. 129-150
Topic: Spanish language
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
"Diccionario español-gitano-germanesco": p. [2]-69
Topics: Romanies, Romanies, Spanish language, Romani poetry
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Topic: Spanish language
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1915 Fernández Santos, Saturnino Calleja
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Topic: genealogy
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1915 Lamano y Beniete, José de
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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1915 Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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1914 García de Diego, Vicente, 1878-
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Topic: Spanish language
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1914 Real Academia Española
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Topic: Spanish language -- Dictionaries
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1913 Nuñez, José Abelardo, 1840-
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