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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: Francke, A.S, genealogy
Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Catherine, Saint, of Alexandria, genealogy
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Landesberg, Leopold, 1848-
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Added t.p.: Chikre lew; Tanaim und Amoraim, ihr leben und wirken
Topics: Tannaim, Amoraim, genealogy
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by Trapp, Walter
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Topics: Cynewulf, genealogy
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Topics: Cynewulf, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Lebaton, ayim Mordecai
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Topics: Karo, Joseph ben Ephraim, 1488-1575, genealogy
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Auerbach, Ephraim
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Biblishe ertseylungen mi billder / fun profesor Dore--Mayselakh / ilusrir fun Z. Maud
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Topics: Rathenau, Walther, 1867-1922, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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by Horowitz, Meshullam Issachar, 1808-1887; Horowitz, Aryeh Loebush, 1758-1844. Pene Aryeh
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Topics: Responsa, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Leydecker, Christian
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Topics: Barbour, John, genealogy
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Topics: Pater, Walter, 1839-1894, Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900, genealogy
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by Lorberbaum, Meshulam Zalman
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Topics: Karo, Joseph ben Ephraim, 1488-1575, Talmud, genealogy
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Topics: Reimarus, Hermann Samuel, Semler, Joh. Salomo (Johann Salomo), 1725-1791, genealogy
Thesis - Erlangen
Topics: Hemsterhuis, François, 1721-1790, Locke, John, 1632-1704, genealogy
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Topics: Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham, genealogy
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Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Thomas, Lord Cromwell (drama), genealogy
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by Israelite, Judah Joshua Falk
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Topics: Judaism, genealogy
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by Hurwitz, Saul Chajim
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Topics: Talmud, genealogy
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by Horowitz, Isaiah, ca. 1565-1630
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Topics: Mordecai ben Hillel, d. 1298, Jewish law, genealogy
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by Palache, ayyim, 1788-1869
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Topics: Yalkut Shim'oni, Mekilta, genealogy
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Barth, Andreas
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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
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Gray, David, genealogy
Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564, 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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by Hancock, Charles
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Topic: genealogy
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by Salem, Samuel, 18th cent
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Topics: Jacob ben Asher, ca. 1269-ca. 1340, Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204, Talmud, genealogy
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by Friedberg, Robert
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by azan, Shelomoh, d. 1856
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Topics: Judaism, genealogy
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by Yom-Tob ben Abraham Ishbili, ca. 1270-ca. 1342
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Topics: Talmud, genealogy
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Topics: Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham, genealogy
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Topics: Shepherd, Luke, genealogy
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by Horten, Franz
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Topics: Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731, genealogy
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Topics: Death, Life, genealogy
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Topics: Jews, Rabbis, genealogy
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Friedenthal, Markus Bär, 1779-1859
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Topics: Judaism, genealogy
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Topics: Mishnah, genealogy
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by Hinschius, Paul, 1835-1898
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Topics: Church and state, genealogy
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Topics: Bible, genealogy
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Slater, John;
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, genealogy
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Topics: Colonies, genealogy
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by Brose, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1890-
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Thesis - Tübingen
Topics: Wolzogen und Neuhaus, Justus Philipp Adolf Wilhelm Ludwig, Freiherr von, 1773-1845, genealogy
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Vols. have added t.p.: Kerem chemed (Lieblicher Weinberg)
Topic: genealogy
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by Elter, Anton, 1858-
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Programm - Bonn
Topics: Pilgrims and pilgrimages, genealogy
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Vols. have added t.p.: Kerem chemed (Lieblicher Weinberg)
Topic: genealogy
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by Schäffle, A. (Albert), 1831-1903
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Reprinted mainly from "Zukunft" (Berlin)--cf. p. v
Topic: genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Fünn, Samuel Joseph, 1818-1890; Strashun, Mathias, d.1885; Maggid, Hillel Noah, 1829-1903
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Topics: Jews, Rabbis, Epitaphs, Epitaphs, genealogy
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Topics: Calixtus I, Pope, Tertullian, approximately 160-approximately 230, genealogy
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by 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: Bodin, Jean, 1530-1596, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by 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
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Samuel ben joseph Joske
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Topics: Karo, Joseph ben Ephraim, 1488-1575, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Schürenberg, Arthur
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Topics: Marston, John, 1575?-1634, Marston, John, 1575?-1634, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Keusen, Friedrich, 1892-
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Menander, of Athens, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
Vol. 2 is second edition
Topics: Old Testament, genealogy
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Topics: Michel, Dan, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Philosophy, German, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Wielandt, Friedrich; Baden, Verwaltungsgerichtshof
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