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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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1980 Boksay, János, 1874-1940; Malinich, Īosif Ī., -1910; Catholic Church. Eparchy of Mukacheve (Ukraine)
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At head of title: Sʺ dozvolenīemʺ pravitelʹstva eparkhīalʹnago v Mukachevskoĭ grek. kaḟ. eparkhīi ustanovlennoe
Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Byzantine chants
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Topics: Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596, Great Britain -- History Tudors, 1485-1603, Great Britain --...
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Topics: Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596, Great Britain -- History Tudors, 1485-1603, Great Britain --...
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1954 Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Milan (Italy)
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Topics: Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Milan (Italy), Catholic Church
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1949 Knox, John, ca. 1514-1572
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Topics: Reformation -- Scotland, genealogy
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1942 Cuevas, Mariano, 1879-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Catholic Church, Mexico -- Church history
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Ludwig Tieck, Der blonde Eckbert; Wilhelm Wackenroder, Ehrengedächtnis unseres ehrwürdigen Ahnherrn Albrecht Dürers; Friedrich von Schlegel, Treue und Scherz; Novalis, Klingsohrs Märchen; Clemens Brentano, Geschichte vom braven Kasperl und dem schönen Annerl; Jean Paul, (a) Das Glück eines schwedischen Pfarrers, (b) Die Doppeltgänger, (c) Der Traum im Traum; Achim von Arnim, Der tolle Invalide auf dem Fort Ratonneau; E.T.A. Hoffmann, Rat Krespel; Joseph von Eichendorff, Aus dem Leben...
Topics: German prose, genealogy
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1933 Zeedick, Peter Ivan
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Translated from Hungarian
Topic: Catholic Church
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Topics: Catholic Church, Papacy -- History, Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600,...
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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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1926 Bowles, George F. S. (Frederic Stewart), 1877-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Sea-power, Great Britain -- History, Naval, Great Britain -- Commerce, genealogy
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Topics: Grouard, Émile, 1840-1931, Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Northwest, Canadian -- History
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Topics: England -- Commerce and industries, England -- Economic conditions, genealogy
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1925 Ernle, Rowland Edmund Prothero, Baron, 1852-1937
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Food supply, England -- Agriculture, England -- Land, genealogy
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1924 Aristotle; Hengstenberg, E. W. (Ernst Wilhelm), 1802-1869; Brandis, Christian August, 1790-1867
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Topic: genealogy
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1924 Dukhnovych, O. V. (Oleksandr Vasylʹovych), 1803-1865; Voloshyn, Avhustyn, 1874-1946
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"Dli͡a uhorskykhʺ rusynovʺ na hodʺ."
Topics: Catholic Church, Almanacs
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1923 Rawlinson, Alfred, Sir, 1867-1934
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations, World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, London...
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1923 Mackie, J. D. (John Duncan), b. 1887; Pryde, George S. (George Smith); Mill, Anna Jean
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Topics: Convention of Royal Burghs (Scotland), Scotland -- Politics and government 1371-1707, Scotland --...
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1923 Baum, Julius, b. 1882
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Topics: Art -- Germany Swabia, genealogy
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1923 Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany); Volbach, Wolfgang Fritz, 1892-1988
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Topics: Ivories -- Catalogs, Sculpture -- Berlin Catalogs, genealogy
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1923 Mathieson, William Law, 1868-
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Topics: Church of England, Great Britain -- Church history, genealogy
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1923 Scheffler, Karl, 1869-1951
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Topics: Artists -- Germany, Art -- Germany History, genealogy
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Topics: Winchester (England) -- Politics and government, Winchester (England) -- History Sources, genealogy
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1923 Bordeaux, Henry, 1870-1963
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Topic: Catholic Church
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Topics: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832, Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832, genealogy
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1923 Tormay, Cecile, 1876-1937
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[Vol. 1] Revolution, with a foreword by the Duke of Northumberland.--[Vol. 2] The Commune
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Topics: Hungary -- History Revolution, 1918-1919, genealogy
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1923 Oliveira Lima, Manoel de, 1865-1928
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At head of title: Universidade de Lisboa
Topic: genealogy
Bibliographical footnotes
Topics: Madhvas, genealogy
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1923 Rope, Henry Edward George, 1880-
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Topic: genealogy
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1923 Dukhnovych, O. V. (Oleksandr Vasylʹovych), 1803-1865; Voloshyn, Avhustyn, 1874-1946
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"Dli͡a uhorskykhʺ rusynovʺ na hodʺ."
Topics: Catholic Church, Almanacs
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1923 Simon, John Smith, 1843-1933
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Topics: Wesley, John, 1703-1791, Methodism, England -- Ecclesiastical history, genealogy
Bibliography: p. [317]-320
Topic: St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church (Toronto, Ont.)
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1923 Kellermann, Bernhard, 1879-
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Topic: genealogy
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
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Topics: Catholic Church -- Discipline, Penitentials, Law, Anglo-Saxon
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Topics: Hungary -- History Joseph II, 1780-1790, Prussia (Germany) -- History Frederick William II,...
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1923 Pierce, William
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Bibliography: p. 487-494
Topics: Penry, John, 1559-1593, Marprelate controversy, Education -- England History, Great Britain --...
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1923 Page, William, 1861-1934
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Topics: London (England) -- History To 1600, genealogy
Yzdanie Pri͡ashevskaho Eparkh. pravytelʹstva
Topic: Catholic Church
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1922 Hübner, Oskar
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Topics: Education -- Germany, Germany -- History Study and teaching, genealogy
Topics: Catholic Church, Scots -- Prince Edward Island, Prince Edward Island -- Church history
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1922 Schäfer, Dietrich, 1845-
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Topics: Germany -- History, genealogy
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Topics: Legends, genealogy
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Topics: Catholic Church, Reformation -- Germany, Meissen (Saxony, Germany) -- History, Wurzen (Germany) --...
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1922 Lima, Oliveira, 1867-1928
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Topic: genealogy
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"Bibliographie": p. [389]-398
Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Latin poetry, Medieval and modern -- History and criticism,...
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1922 Chancellor, E. Beresford (Edwin Beresford), 1868-1937
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Topics: Almack's, London, London (England) -- History, London (England) -- Streets St. James's Street,...
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Topics: Syriac literature -- History and criticism, genealogy
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Topics: Hungarians in Romania, Minorities, genealogy
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1922 Ganuli͡a, Iosif P
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"V Cleveland, Ohio, 10. Nov., 1922."
Topic: Catholic Church
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1922 Sabourin, Joseph Adonais
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Topics: Catholic Church, Church and education, French language in Manitoba
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Topic: genealogy
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1922 Kyzakʺ, Ioannʺ
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"Na hodʺ ... ymîi͡ushchiĭ 365 dneĭ."
Topics: Catholic Church, Carpatho-Rusyns
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Topics: Megillat Ta'anit, Jews -- History, genealogy
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1922 Testi, Laudedeo, 1857
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Topics: Parma. Santa Maria della Steccata (Church), genealogy
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1. Teil. Allgemeine Einleitung. Vorsokratische Philosophie. 1. Hälfte. Mit Unterstützung von Franz Lortzing. Hrsg. von Wilhelm Nestle. 7. Aufl. Obraldruck der 6. Aufl. 1923.- 2. Teil, 1. Abt. Sokrates und die Sokratiker. Plato und die alte Akademie. 5. Aufl. (Obraldruck). Mit einem Anhang von Ernst Hoffmann: Der gegenwärtige Stand der Platonforschung. 1922.- 3. Teil, 1. Abt. Die nacharistotelische Philosophie, 1. Hälfte. 5. Aufl., Manuldruck der 4. Aufl. Aufl. Hrsg. von Eduard Wellmann....
Topics: Philosophy, Ancient, genealogy
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1922 Schmoller, Gustav von, 1838-1917
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Bibliographical foot-notes
Topics: Cities and towns, Medieval, Municipal government, genealogy
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1922 Baer, Yitzhak, 1888-1980; Kehal medinat Kleva
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Jews -- Germany Cleve (Duchy) History, Cleve (Duchy) -- History, genealogy
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Includes index
Topics: England -- History Historiography, genealogy
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1922 Premerstein, Anton, Ritter von, 1869-1935
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Sonderabdruck aus der Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte [43, Rom. Abt., 1922] p. 45-152
Topics: Caesar, Julius, Roman law, genealogy
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Topics: Theater -- England History, English drama -- History and criticism, genealogy
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Topic: Catholic Church
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1922 Power, Eileen Edna, 1889-1940
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Topics: Convents -- England, Monastic and religious life of women -- History, genealogy
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1922 Forsh, Olga, 1873-1961
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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Monroe doctrine, Great Britain -- Foreign relations 1820-1830, Great Britain -- Foreign relations...
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1922 Bezold, Friedrich von, 1848-1928
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Middle Ages, Christianity and other religions, Mythology, Classical, Humanism, genealogy
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1922 Tuiavii; Scheurmann, Erich, 1878-
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Topics: Civilization, Western, genealogy
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Topics: Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Cologne, genealogy
Part of the author's thesis - Göttingen
Topics: Friesland, East, Reformation, Friesland, East, genealogy
"Vʺ upotreblenie T͡Serkovnŷkhʺ Shkolʺ vʺSoedynennŷkhʺ Derz͡havakhʺ Sîvernoĭ Ameryky."
Topics: Catholic Church, Catechisms
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1922 Viereck, Paul, 1865-1944
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Microfiche(pos.)
Topics: Ostraka, genealogy
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Topics: Silva, José Bonifacio de Andrada e, 1763-1838, Silva family, Santos, Brazil, genealogy
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Topics: Ethnology -- Sudan, Arabs -- Sudan, Manuscripts -- Sudan, Sudan -- History Sources, Sudan --...
Carpatho-Rusyn and English in parallel columns
Topic: Catholic Church
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1922 Schlaf, Johannes, 1862-1941
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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Portuguese -- India, Germany -- Commerce History, India -- History 1526-1765, genealogy