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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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Topics: Poland -- Foreign relations Russia, Russia -- Foreign relations Poland, Civil law -- Poland History
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1918 Lang, Edith (Hollington)
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Topic: Law
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1918 Novotorzhski, G
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Topics: State, The, Law
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United States, by W.F. Russell; Germany, by I.L. Kandel; England, by Peter Sandiford; France, by Arthur H. Hope; Canada, by Peter Sandiford; Denmark, by Harold W. Foght
Topics: Education -- History, Canada -- Education, England -- Education, France -- Education, Germany --...
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1918 Gerard, James Watson, 1867-
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Topics: William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941, Germany -- Politics and government 1888-1918, genealogy
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Topics: Vaughan Family, genealogy
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1918 Kocourek, Albert, 1875-; Wigmore, John Henry, 1863-
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Topics: Law -- History, Law, Primitive
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1918 Jaenecke, Wilhelm, 1896-; Turkey. Laws, statutes, etc
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Topics: Criminal law, Comparative law
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1918 Spitz, Charlotte, 1893-
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Topics: Lotti, Antonio, d. 1740, genealogy
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Topics: Law, Statutes
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1918 Lavell, Cecil Fairfield, 1872-1948; Payne, Charles Edward
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Topics: Great Britain -- Colonies History, genealogy
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1918 Flake, Otto, 1880-1963
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Topic: genealogy
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Topic: Constitutional law
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Photocopy. Basel, Haus der Bücher, 1968
Topics: Orthodox Eastern Church, Bulgarian, genealogy
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1918 Cababé, Michael, b. 1855
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Freedom of the seas, Contraband of war, World War, 1914-1918 -- Blockades, Maritime law -- Great...
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1918 Schreiner, George Abel
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns Middle East,...
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Topics: States' rights (American politics), Constitutional law
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Topics: International law, Political ethics, World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace
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1918 Birkenhead, Frederick Edwin Smith, Earl of, 1872-1930; Phillipson, Coleman
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Topic: International law
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1918 Slotty, Friedrich, 1881-
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Topics: Latin language, Vulgar -- Readers, genealogy
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1918 Costa, Emilio, 1866-1926
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Roman law, Civil law
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1918 Massey, William Thomas; McBey, James, 1883-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, genealogy
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Topics: Law, Statutes
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1918 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: German prose literature -- History and criticism, World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany, Germany --...
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1918 Bureau für Statistik der Juden (Berlin, Germany)
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Topics: Jews, Jewish question, genealogy
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1918 Armour, Edward Douglas, 1851-1922
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Topic: Law -- Poetry
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Bibliography: p. [7]-8
Topics: Catholic Church. Byzantine rite (Ukrainian), Catholic Church, Russia, Orthodox Eastern Church,...
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Topic: Constitutional law
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"Sonderabdruck aus dem Evangel. Missions-Magazin 1918, Nr. 2-6."
Topics: Christianity, genealogy
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Topic: Hindu law
This was 1st pub. in 1890 under title "Il diritto internazionale et la sua sanzione giuridica"
Topic: International law -- Codification
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1918 MacDonald, Frank Cecil, 1890-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, English, World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and...
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1918 Day, John Percival, 1880-
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Topics: Local government -- Highlands (Scotland), Administrative law -- Highlands (Scotland), Highlands...
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1918 Seager, John Renwick
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Topics: Reform Act, 1918, Elections, Law of
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Topics: Constitutional law -- Canada, Constitutional law -- Canada Cases
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1918 Münsterberg, Hugo, 1863-1916
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"Unveränderter Abdruck der 1. Aufl."
Topics: Psychology, genealogy
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Topics: Christian saints -- Ireland, Ireland -- Genealogy, Ireland -- Kings and rulers
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Topics: States' rights (American politics), Constitutional law
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1918 Deser, Rudolph
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Topic: genealogy
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1918 Bonn, Moritz Julius, 1873-
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Topics: Irish question, Land tenure, genealogy
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Topic: Executions (Law)
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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 Surtees Society, Durham, Eng
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Topics: Yorkshire (England) -- History Societies, etc, Durham (England : County) -- History Societies, etc,...
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Topics: Vienna (Austria), Berlin (Germany), genealogy
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1918 Sabina, Karel, 1813-1877
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Topic: genealogy
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1918 Altenberg, Peter, 1859-1919
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Topic: genealogy
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1918 Barreto, João Franco, b. 1600; Roma du Bocage, Carlos; Prestage, Edgar, 1869-1951
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Topics: Mello, Francisco de, fl. 1640, Coelho de Carvalho, Antonio, fl. 1640, genealogy
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1918 Kales, Albert Martin, 1875-1922
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Topics: Antitrust law -- United States, Restraint of trade -- United States, Contracts -- United States
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1918 Harvard University. Law School
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Topic: Harvard University. Law School
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Topics: Jesus Christ, genealogy
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Diplomatic history, World War, 1914-1918 -- Brazil, Brazil -- Foreign...
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Topics: Kokoschka, Oskar, 1886-1980, genealogy
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Diplomatic history, United States -- Foreign relations Germany, Germany --...
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1918 Lefroy, A. H. F. (Augustus Henry Frazer), 1852-1919; Kennedy, W. P. M. (William Paul McClure), 1879-1963
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Topics: Constitutional law -- Canada, Canada -- Politics and government
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1918 Shel'king, Evgeny Nikolaevich, 1858-
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Published in New York with title: Recollections of a diplomat and in England anonymously under title: The game of diplomacy by a European diplomat
Topics: Russia -- History 1796-1917, genealogy
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1918 Schücking, Walther, 1875-
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This was originally Vol. 1 of Das Werk vom Haag
Topics: International law, Hague Conferences
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1918 Oakes, Augustus Henry, Sir, 1839-1919; Mowat, R. B. (Robert Balmain), 1883-1941
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Topics: Treaties, International law
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1918 Lassalle, Ferdinand Johann Gottlieb, 1825-1864
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Bound with the author's Intime Briefe Ferdinand Lassalles an Eltern und Schwester. Berlin 1905
Topic: genealogy