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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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Topic: 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 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 Castro, Guillén de, 1569-1631; Foerster, Wendelin, 1844-1915
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"De la Revista de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, t. 21, p. 43 y siguientes"
Topic: Spanish language and literature
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by Salvá y Pérez, Vicente, 1786-1849
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Topic: Spanish language
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by 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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by Hanssen, Federico, 1857-1919
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"Publicado en los Anales de la Universidad de Chile de enero i febrero de 1905"
Topic: Spanish language
Discurso del R.P. Miguel Mir. Discurso de D. Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo
Topic: Spanish language
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by Hanssen, Federico, 1857-1919
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Published in the Anales de la Universidad
Topic: Spanish language
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by Blomberg, Héctor Pedro, 1890-
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Hanssen, Federico, 1857-1919
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Published in the Anales de la Universidad de Chile. Set-Oct., 1907
Topic: Spanish language
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by Heredia y R.-Jaén, Rafael
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Topics: Spanish language, Commercial correspondence
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by Castro, Américo, 1885-1972
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Topic: Spanish language and literature
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by Hanssen, Federico, 1857-1919
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Published in the Anales de la Universida. May and June, 1908
Topic: Spanish language
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Topics: Cuervo, Rufino José, 1844-1911, Spanish language, Spanish language
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by Hanssen, Federico, 1857-1919
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Extracted from Anales de la Universidad de Chile, T. 133. 1913. Jul.-Ag. pp. 81-114
Topics: Alfonso X, King of Castile and Leon, 1221-1284, Spanish language
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by Hanssen, Federico, 1857-1919
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Published in the Anales de la Universidad de Chile
Topic: Spanish language
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Topics: Torre, Lisandro de la, 1868-1939, genealogy
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Topics: Spanish language, Letter writing, Spanish
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Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, genealogy
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by Aubín, José María
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Topic: genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Ximénez de Embún y Val, Tomás
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topics: Cuervo, Rufino José, 1844-1911, Spanish language, Spanish language
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Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language
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by Sánchez Somoano, José
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topic: Spanish language
From "El Monitor de la Educación Comun", Num. 537
Topic: Spanish language in America
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by Asenjoy Barbieri, Francisco
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Hanssen, Federico, 1857-1919
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Published in the Anales de la Universidad de Chile
Topic: Spanish language
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by Benot, Eduardo, 1822-1907
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De Humanidades, tomo 6, páginas 15 a 31
Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language in America
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by 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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by Dibie, E; Fouret, A.
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616; Solana, Ezequiel, 1863-
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Cotarelo y Mori, Emilio, 1857-1936
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topics: Benito de San Pedro, Padre, Spanish language
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by Nuñez, José Abelardo, 1840-
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topics: Universidad de Barcelona, genealogy
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Benot, Eduardo, 1822-1907
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Academia Española
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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At head of title De academica caecitate
Topics: Real Academia Española, Spanish language
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by García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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by Barra Lastarria, Eduardo de la, 1839-1900; Eliz Soto, Leonardo, 1861-
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Topic: genealogy
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Topic: Spanish language -- Synonyms and antonyms
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by Catalina del Amo, Severo, 1832-1871; Academía Española, Madrid; Rodríguez y Díaz Rubí, Tomás, 1817-1890
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Spanish language -- Foreign words and phrases Semitic
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Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language
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by Olive, Pedro María de. Diccionario de sinónimos; Peñalver, Juan, 1842. Diccionario de la rima; Real Academia Española
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The Diccionario de sinónimos and the Diccionario de la rima each has separate t.p. and pagination
Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language, Spanish language
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topic: Spanish language -- Dictionaries
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Topics: Cuervo, Rufino José, 1844-1911, Spanish language, Spanish language
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by 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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by García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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by García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Codera y Zaidín, Francisco, 1836-1917; Menéndez Pidal, Ramón, 1869-1968. Contestación
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(Discursos leidos ante la Real Academia Española, en la recepción pública el día 15 de Mayo de 1910)
Topic: Spanish language
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by García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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by García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topic: Spanish Language
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by Palma, Ricardo, 1833-1919
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At head of title: Dos Mil setecientas voces que hacen falta en el diccionario
Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language
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by Apráiz, Julián de, 1848-1910
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Topics: Isunza family, Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, genealogy
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Topics: Granada, Daniel. Vocabulario rioplatense razonado, Spanish language -- Provincialisms Argentina
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by Bello, Andrés, 1781-1865
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Ortologia; Arte métrica; Apéndices
Topic: Spanish language
Thesis - Santiago de Chile
Topic: Spanish language
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