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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: Economics
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Topics: Francke, A.S, genealogy
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by Davis, Michael M. (Michael Marks), 1879-1971
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Reprinted from the Medical Record, January 8, 1916
Topics: Health insurance, Medical economics
Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Catherine, Saint, of Alexandria, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Adams, Thomas Sewall, 1873-1933
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Thesis, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Topics: Index numbers (economics), Value
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Topic: genealogy
"ÅeÄnický kurs vychází ve volných lhůtách"
Topics: Smetana, Augustin, 1814-1851, Catholic Church, Christian philosophers
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Topics: Economics, Prices, Rents
829 pages : 15 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Catechisms, Catholic Church -- Liturgy -- Calendar, Catechisms, Tamil, Anthology...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Roberts, George Evan, 1857-1948
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"Address as president of the American statistical association, annual meeting, Atlantic City, New Jersey, December 29, 1920."
Topics: Economics, Industrial statistics
Digital copy from the Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
Topic: Catholic Church. Diocese of Mukachevo (Ukraine)
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hamilton, Walton Hale, 1881-1958
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Prepared to accompany the author's Current economic problems
Topic: Economics
The Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
by Dukhnovych, O. V. (Oleksandr Vasylʹovych), 1803-1865; Voloshyn, Avhustyn, 1874-1946
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"Dli͡a uhorskykhʺ rusynovʺ na hodʺ."
Topics: Catholic Church, Almanacs
Cover title
Topic: Catholic Church. Diocese of Mukachevo (Ukraine)
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Topic: Economics
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Proudhon, P.-J. (Pierre-Joseph), 1809-1865; Coralnik, Abraham, 1883-1937
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Topics: Property, Economics
Cover title
Topics: Popovics, Bazil, 1796-1864, Catholic Church
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Trapp, Walter
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Topics: Cynewulf, genealogy
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by Lebaton, ayim Mordecai
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Topics: Karo, Joseph ben Ephraim, 1488-1575, genealogy
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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Topic: genealogy
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by Bogdanov, M; Zas, A. ., 1879-1931
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Topic: Economics
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by Zas, A. ., 1879-1931
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Title on verso of t.p.: Political economy / by A. Sh. Sachs
Topic: Economics
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Cynewulf, genealogy
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Topic: Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Québec
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Topics: Rathenau, Walther, 1867-1922, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Kautsky, Karl, 1854-1938
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Topics: Economics, Socialism
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by Auerbach, Ephraim
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Biblishe ertseylungen mi billder / fun profesor Dore--Mayselakh / ilusrir fun Z. Maud
Topic: genealogy
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
by Bagehot, Walter, 1826-1877
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Topics: Economics, Labor and laboring classes, Capital
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Topic: Catholic Church
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Topic: Catholic Church
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Topic: genealogy
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by Bogdanov, A. (Aleksandr), 1873-1928
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Translation of: Kurs politichesko konomi
Topic: Economics
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Horowitz, Meshullam Issachar, 1808-1887; Horowitz, Aryeh Loebush, 1758-1844. Pene Aryeh
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Topics: Responsa, genealogy
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Topics: Catholic Church. Pope (1878-1903 : Leo XIII), Labor and laboring classes, Christian sociology
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by Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890
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Topic: Catholic Church
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by Leydecker, Christian
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Topic: genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: McCulloch, J. R. (John Ramsay), 1789-1864, Economics
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Topics: Barbour, John, genealogy
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Topics: Pater, Walter, 1839-1894, Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900, genealogy
Digital copy from the Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
Topic: Catholic Church
The Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
by Dukhnovych, O. V. (Oleksandr Vasylʹovych), 1803-1865; Voloshyn, Avhustyn, 1874-1946
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"Dli͡a uhorskykhʺ rusynovʺ na hodʺ."
Topics: Catholic Church, Almanacs
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ffoulkes, Edmund S. (Edmund Salusbury), 1819-1894; Manning, Henry Edward, 1808-1892
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Manning, Henry Edward, 1808-1892, Catholic Church, Church and state, Church
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Lorberbaum, Meshulam Zalman
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Topics: Karo, Joseph ben Ephraim, 1488-1575, Talmud, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Reimarus, Hermann Samuel, Semler, Joh. Salomo (Johann Salomo), 1725-1791, genealogy
Yzdanie Pri͡ashevskaho Eparkh. pravytelʹstva
Topic: Catholic Church
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Topics: Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham, genealogy
The Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
by 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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Topic: genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Zas, A. ., 1879-1931
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Topic: Economics
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Lestschinsky, Jacob, 1876-1966
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Title on t.p. verso: ycie ekonomiczne ydów w literaturze ydowskiej
Topics: Yiddish literature, Jews, Social problems in literature, Economics in literature
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Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Thomas, Lord Cromwell (drama), genealogy
Thesis - Erlangen
Topics: Hemsterhuis, François, 1721-1790, Locke, John, 1632-1704, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Têtu, Henri, 1849-1915
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Topic: Catholic Church
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by Dukhnovych, O. V. (Oleksandr Vasylʹovych), 1803-1865; Voloshyn, Avhustyn, 1874-1946
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"Dli͡a uhorskykhʺ rusynovʺ na hodʺ."
Topics: Catholic Church, Almanacs
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Israelite, Judah Joshua Falk
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Topics: Judaism, genealogy
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by Bach, Aleksandr Nikolaevich, 1857-
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At head of title: A.N. Bakh
Topic: Economics
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Casgrain, H. R. (Henri Raymond), 1831-1904
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Topics: Catholic Church, Asile du Bon-Pasteur de Québec, L'
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by Hurwitz, Saul Chajim
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Topics: Talmud, genealogy
Digital copy from the Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
Topic: Catholic Church
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topic: genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Palache, ayyim, 1788-1869
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Topics: Yalkut Shim'oni, Mekilta, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Horowitz, Isaiah, ca. 1565-1630
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Topics: Mordecai ben Hillel, d. 1298, Jewish law, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Barth, Andreas
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Topic: 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
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Gray, David, genealogy
Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Catholic Church, Freedom of religion
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
Digital copy from the Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
Topic: Catholic Church
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Topic: Catholic Church
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by Dukhnovych, O. V. (Oleksandr Vasylʹovych), 1803-1865; Voloshyn, Avhustyn, 1874-1946
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"Dli͡a uhorskykhʺ rusynovʺ na hodʺ."
Topics: Catholic Church, Almanacs
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Salem, Samuel, 18th cent
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Topics: Jacob ben Asher, ca. 1269-ca. 1340, Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204, Talmud, genealogy