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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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by Chirikov, E. N. (Evgeniĭ Nikolaevich), 1864-1932
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80 p. 22 cm
Topic: Jews -- Soviet Union -- Drama
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Rivutski, Avraham
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Topics: Jews, Zionism
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by Poleskin, J. (Jacob) 1887-1944
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"Tsiurim ṿe-reshimot me-ḥayehem u-feʻulotehem shel yotsre ha-yeshuv be-Erets-Yiśraʹel"
Topic: Jews
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Bahr, Richard, 1867-1936
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64 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Polish question, Jews -- Poland, Poland -- History -- German occupation, 1914-1918
829 pages : 15 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Catechisms, Catholic Church -- Liturgy -- Calendar, Catechisms, Tamil, Anthology...
Hebräische Balladen -- Meine schöne Mutter blickte immer auf Venedig -- Meinem so geliebten Spielgefährten Senna Hoy
Topics: German poetry, Jews
26
Topics: Francke, A.S, genealogy
Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Catherine, Saint, of Alexandria, genealogy
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Topics: Jews, Karaites, Khazars
"ÅeÄnický kurs vychází ve volných lhůtách"
Topics: Smetana, Augustin, 1814-1851, Catholic Church, Christian philosophers
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Topic: genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Getzow, Nachman Zevi
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Topic: Jews
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Topic: Jews
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Cherikover, I. M., 1881-1943
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330 p., [2] leaves of plates :
Topics: Jews -- Persecutions -- Ukraine, Ukraine -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921, Ukraine -- Ethnic...
"Union labels" : [2] p. at end
Topics: Labor and laboring classes, Labor and laboring classes, Labor and laboring classes, Jews, Jews, Jews
26
Topic: Jews
Digital copy from the Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
Topic: Catholic Church. Diocese of Mukachevo (Ukraine)
26
Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church
A collection of essays by various authors
Topics: Workmen's Circle (U.S.), Jewish communists, Jews
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by Nebenzahl, Alter Jehiel, 1852 ca.-
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Topic: Jews
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: Catholic Church. Diocese of Mukachevo (Ukraine)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gorin, Bernard, 1868-1925; Mordovtsev, D. L. (Daniil Lukich), 1830-1905. Gaidamachina
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Topics: Haidamaks, Jews, Pogroms
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Topics: Jews, Jews
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by Landesberg, Leopold, 1848-
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Added t.p.: Chikre lew; Tanaim und Amoraim, ihr leben und wirken
Topics: Tannaim, Amoraim, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Trapp, Walter
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Topics: Cynewulf, genealogy
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Topics: Popovics, Bazil, 1796-1864, Catholic Church
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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v. 1. Fun der uraler tsay biz tsu der grindung fun der melukhe--v. 2. Fun der grindung fun der melukhe biz Yerovom der tseyen--v. 3. Fun dem oyfri fun di ershe shriflikhe Neviim biz der oyfboyung fun tseyen Beysamigdesh.--v. 4. Fun di else tsay biz oif hain
Topic: Jews
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
by Myers, Jack M
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"Reprinted from the first volume of my book, Ê»The story of the Jewish people.Ì"--Preface
Topics: Tannaim, Jews, Tannaim, Rabbis, Jews
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Topic: Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Québec
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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
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v. 1. Fun der uraler tsay biz tsu der grindung fun der melukhe--v. 2. Fun der grindung fun der melukhe biz Yerovom der tseyen--v. 3. Fun dem oyfri fun di ershe shriflikhe Neviim biz der oyfboyung fun tseyen Beysamigdesh.--v. 4. Fun di else tsay biz oif hain
Topic: Jews
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Topic: genealogy
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by Dubnow, Simon, 1860-1941
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v. 1. Biblishe epokhe.--v. 2. Makabeyishe un Talmudishe epokhe.--v. 3. Der Mielaler un di naye tsay.pppp
Topic: Jews
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Translated selections from: Al parashat derakhim
Topics: Zionism and Judaism, Jews, Judaism
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Topic: genealogy
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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
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Topics: Rathenau, Walther, 1867-1922, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Cassel, David; Radner, David, 1848-1901
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Topics: Jews, Jewish literature
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Topics: Haskalah, Hebrew literature, Modern, Jews, Yiddish literature
Photocopy
Topic: Catholic Church
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v. 1. Fun der uraler tsay biz tsu der grindung fun der melukhe--v. 2. Fun der grindung fun der melukhe biz Yerovom der tseyen--v. 3. Fun dem oyfri fun di ershe shriflikhe Neviim biz der oyfboyung fun tseyen Beysamigdesh.--v. 4. Fun di else tsay biz oif hain
Topic: Jews
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
by Drumont, Édouard Adolphe, 1844-1917
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Topics: Jewish question, Jews -- France
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
by Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890
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Topic: Catholic Church
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Topics: Jews, Zionism
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Dubnow, Simon, 1860-1941
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v. 1. Biblishe epokhe.--v. 2. Makabeyishe un Talmudishe epokhe.--v. 3. Der Mielaler un di naye tsay.pppp
Topic: Jews
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Topic: Catholic Church
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Kahn, Léon, 1851-1900
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Jews
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Topic: genealogy
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Added t.p.: Woher und wohin?
Topics: Jewish question, Jews
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by Malkhi, Raphael Mordecai, d. 1705; Rivlin, Eliezer, 1889-1942
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Vol. 1 has added t.p.: Selections of a commentary on the Pentateuch / copied ... by Elieser Rivlin
Topics: Jews, Medicine
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by Horowitz, Meshullam Issachar, 1808-1887; Horowitz, Aryeh Loebush, 1758-1844. Pene Aryeh
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Topics: Responsa, genealogy
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by Graetz, Heinrich, 1817-1891
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Topic: Jews
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by Leydecker, Christian
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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Catholic Church. Pope (1878-1903 : Leo XIII), Labor and laboring classes, Christian sociology
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by Dubnow, Simon, 1860-1941
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v. 1. Biblishe epokhe.--v. 2. Makabeyishe un Talmudishe epokhe.--v. 3. Der Mielaler un di naye tsay.pppp
Topic: Jews
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by Graetz, Heinrich, 1817-1891
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Topic: Jews
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by Rossi, Azariah ben Moses dei, ca. 1511-ca. 1578; Filipowski, Herschell E., 1816-1872
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Topic: Jews
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by Graetz, Heinrich, 1817-1891
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Topic: Jews
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Nacht, Jakob, 1873-1959; Ibn 'Attar, Judah, 1655-1733. Minhage terefot; Mekor Hayyim
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Added t.p.: Mekor Chaiim
Topics: Ibn 'Attar, Hayyim, 1696-1743, Jews
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Topics: Barbour, John, 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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Topics: Levinsohn, Isaac Baer, 1788-1860, Jews
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Topics: Pater, Walter, 1839-1894, Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900, genealogy
Yzdanie Pri͡ashevskaho Eparkh. pravytelʹstva
Topic: Catholic Church
Digital copy from the Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
Topic: Catholic Church
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Lorberbaum, Meshulam Zalman
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Topics: Karo, Joseph ben Ephraim, 1488-1575, Talmud, genealogy
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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 Preservation and Bindery
by Eisenstadt, Israel Tobiah, d. 1893; Wiener, Samuel, 1860-1929; Pollak, Jacob, 1460 ca.-1541; Minz, Abraham, ca. 1440-ca. 1540; Honig, Elias; Luntz, Leo
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Topics: Jews, Rabbis
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Topics: Reimarus, Hermann Samuel, Semler, Joh. Salomo (Johann Salomo), 1725-1791, genealogy
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by Zionist Organisation. Palestine Executive. Dept. of Education; Luria, Joseph, 1871-
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Topics: Education, Jews
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Graetz, Heinrich, 1817-1891
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Topic: Jews
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Topic: Jews
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Topics: Jews, Jews, Zionism