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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: Death, Life, genealogy
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Topics: Colonies, genealogy
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by Hinojosa y Naveros, Eduardo de, 1852-1919; Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Followed by "Contestación del Marceline Menéndez y Pelayo"
Topics: Vitoria, Francisco de, 1486?-1546, genealogy
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by Belloy, M. de (Pierre-Laurent Buyrette), 1727-1775
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by Hermandad y Cofradia de las Benditas Animas del Purgatorio y Sr. San Onofre
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by Aldao, Martín, 1879-
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by Guérin, Eugénie de, 1805-1848; Trébutien, G. S. (Guillaume Stanislas), 1800-1870
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Topic: genealogy
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by Milsand, Joseph Antoine, 1817-1886
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Topics: Ruskin, John, 1819-1900, Aesthetics, genealogy
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Topics: Thiers, Adolphe, 1797-1877, genealogy
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by Conan, Laure, 1845-1924
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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by Castro, Guillén de, 1569-1631; Foerster, Wendelin, 1844-1915
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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by Wilhelmina Sophia Friederika, Margravine of Bayreuth, 1709-1758
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Topics: Frederick William I, King of Prussia, 1688-1740, genealogy
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by Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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Thesis (Doctoral)--Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität zu Bonn, 1894
Topics: Zola, Emile, 1840-1902, Zola, Emile, 1840-1902, genealogy
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by Rapet, Jean Jacques, 1805-1882
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Topics: Economics, Ethics, genealogy
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by Barby, Henry, 1876-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918, genealogy
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Topics: Poor, Charities, Poor laws, Agricultural colonies, Poor, Poor laws, genealogy
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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by Bonnechose, Émile de, 1801-1875; Colbeck, Charles
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Topics: Hoche, Louis Lazare, d. 1797, genealogy
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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Vol. 1. Introduction; Bolingbroke, sa vie et son temps.- Vol. 2. Horace Walpole; Junius; Burke; Fox
Topics: England -- History 1714-1820 Geo. I-Geo. III, genealogy
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany, Germany -- History 1806-1918, genealogy
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by Blomberg, Héctor Pedro, 1890-
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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by Ajam, Maurice, 1861-
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Articles originally published in La France
Topics: Tariff -- France History, Tariff -- Germany History, France -- Foreign economic relations Germany,...
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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Topics: Poor, Charities, Poor laws, Agricultural colonies, Poor, Poor laws, genealogy
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by Thureau-Dangin, Paul, 1837-1913
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Le catholicisme dans les pays protestants au dix-huitième siècle. Newman et le Mouvement d'Oxford. Les suites de la conversion de Newman. Les divisions entre catholiques. Les deux cardinaux. Le progrès des idées catholiques au sein de l'Anglicanisme
Topics: Roman Catholic Church in England, England -- Ecclesiastical history, genealogy
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Le "jeu de guerre" du Comte Zeppelin. Le Kronprinz et sa femme. Les généraux von Hindenburg, von Kluck, von Bernhardi, Herr Dernburg. La famille Krupp, etc
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, genealogy
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by Andler, Charles, 1866-1933
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Vol. 1. Les précurseurs de Nietzsche.- Vol. 2. La jeunesse de Nietzsche (jusqu'a la rupture avec Bayreuth)- Vol. 3. Nietzsche et la pessimisme esthétique.- Vol. 4. La maturité de Nietzsche (jusqu'à sa mort)- Vol. 5. Nietzsche et le transformisme intellectualiste.- Vol. 6. La dernière philosophie de Nietzsche; le renouvellement de toutes les valeurs
Topics: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900, genealogy
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Topics: Torre, Lisandro de la, 1868-1939, genealogy
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Topics: Louis XV, King of France, 1710-1774, Elizabeth, Empress of Russia, 1709-1762, genealogy
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by Mazel, Henri, 1864-
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Vol. 1. Introduction; Bolingbroke, sa vie et son temps.- Vol. 2. Horace Walpole; Junius; Burke; Fox
Topics: England -- History 1714-1820 Geo. I-Geo. III, genealogy
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Topics: Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883, Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883, genealogy
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Topics: Americans, genealogy
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Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, genealogy
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by Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786
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by Brunswik, Benoit
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Topics: Congress of Berlin (1878), Treaty of Berlin (1878), genealogy
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by Aubín, José María
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by Bonneville de Marsangy, Louis, 1839-
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Topics: Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de, 1719-1787, genealogy
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by Choublier, Max, 1873-
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topics: Treaty of Berlin (1878), Eastern question, genealogy
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by Bolsec, Jérôme-Hermès, d. ca. 1585; Chastel, Louis François
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Topics: Bèze, Théodore de, 1519-1605, Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564, genealogy
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Topics: Crimean War, 1853-1856, genealogy
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by Normand, Jacques Clary Jean, 1848-
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by Bonneville de Marsangy, Louis, 1839-
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Topics: Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de, 1719-1787, genealogy
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by Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897; Hennique, Léon, 1851-1935
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Topics: Micmac Indians, Micmac language, genealogy
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Catholics -- England History 16th century, Persecution -- England, genealogy
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by Michaud, J. Fr. (Joseph Fr.), 1767-1839; Poujoulat, Jean Joseph Francois, 1808-1880
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sol. 1. Geoffroy de Villa-Hardouin - Henri de Valenciennes - Joinville - Pierre Sarrasins - Du Hueselin - Christine de Pisan.- Vol. 2. Christine de Pisan - Boucicaut - Juvénal des Ursins - Pierre de Fenin - Journal d'un bourgeois de Paris.- Vol. 3. Mémoires sur Jeanne d'Arc et Charles VII, Richmond, Florent d'Iliers - Journal d'un bourgeois de Paris, 2e ptie. - Olivier de la Marche - Jacques du Clercq.- Vol. 4. Philippe de Commines - Jean de Troye - Villeneuve - La Trémouille.- Vol. 5....
Topics: France -- Biography, France -- History, genealogy
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Topics: Companhia de Moçambique, Mozambique, genealogy
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by Drandar, Anton Georgiev, b. 1837
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Topics: Aleksandr I, Prince of Bulgaria, 1857-1893, genealogy
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Topics: Corneille, Pierre, 1606-1684, Corneille, Pierre, 1606-1684, French literature -- 19th century...
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Topics: Germany -- History 843-1273, Holy Roman Empire -- History 843-1273, genealogy
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Topics: Poor, Charities, Poor laws, Agricultural colonies, Poor -- France, Poor laws -- France, genealogy
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by Andler, Charles, 1866-1933
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Vol. 1. Les précurseurs de Nietzsche.- Vol. 2. La jeunesse de Nietzsche (jusqu'a la rupture avec Bayreuth)- Vol. 3. Nietzsche et la pessimisme esthétique.- Vol. 4. La maturité de Nietzsche (jusqu'à sa mort)- Vol. 5. Nietzsche et le transformisme intellectualiste.- Vol. 6. La dernière philosophie de Nietzsche; le renouvellement de toutes les valeurs
Topics: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900, genealogy
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by Marmier, Xavier, 1809-1892
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by Denis, Ferdinand, 1798-1890
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Topics: Sousa, Luís de, 1555?-1632, genealogy
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Topics: Jews, Jews, genealogy