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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: Paris. Salon, Art
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Topics: Francke, A.S, genealogy
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Topics: Catherine, Saint, of Alexandria, genealogy
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by Ruskin, John, 1819-1900
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Topics: Art -- Italy -- Florence, Christian art and symbolism
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by Trapp, Walter
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Topics: Cynewulf, genealogy
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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
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Topic: genealogy
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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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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
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Topics: Barbour, John, 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
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by Leydecker, Christian
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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
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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 Goncourt, Edmond de, 1822-1896; Goncourt, Jules de, 1830-1870
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Troisieme serie has title: L'art du XVIIIe siecle
Topics: Artists, Art, Modern
Thesis - Erlangen
Topics: Hemsterhuis, François, 1721-1790, Locke, John, 1632-1704, genealogy
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by Goncourt, Edmond de, 1822-1896; Goncourt, Jules de, 1830-1870
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Troisième série has title: L'art du XVIIIe siècle
Topics: Artists, Art, Modern
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Topics: Vases, Greco-Roman, Art and mythology
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Topic: genealogy
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by Hurwitz, Saul Chajim
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Topics: Talmud, genealogy
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by Israelite, Judah Joshua Falk
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Topics: Judaism, genealogy
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by Palache, ayyim, 1788-1869
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Topics: Yalkut Shim'oni, Mekilta, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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by Barth, Andreas
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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 Hagen, Theodor; Redslob, Edwin
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NT: Th. Hagen
Topics: Painting, German, Expressionism (Art), Expressionism (Art), Painting, German
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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Topics: Gray, David, genealogy
Introduction; Women of Homer: Helen, Andromache, Penelope, Circe, Calypso, Nausicaa; Women of Attic tragedy: Aeschylus - Clytemnestra, Electra, Cassandra, Io. Sophocles - Jocasta, Antigone. Euripides - Alcestis, Medea, Phaedra, Iphigenia; A woman of Virgil: Dido
Topics: Greek literature, Women in literature and art
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 Friedberg, Robert
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Topics: Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham, genealogy
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Topics: Shepherd, Luke, genealogy
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Topics: Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564, genealogy
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by azan, Shelomoh, d. 1856
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Topics: Judaism, 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 Yom-Tob ben Abraham Ishbili, ca. 1270-ca. 1342
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Topics: Talmud, genealogy
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by Hancock, Charles
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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Vases, Greco-Roman, Art and mythology
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Topics: Death, Life, genealogy
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Topics: Jews, Rabbis, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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by Horten, Franz
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Topics: Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731, genealogy
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by Hinschius, Paul, 1835-1898
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Topics: Church and state, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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by Friedenthal, Markus Bär, 1779-1859
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Topics: Judaism, genealogy
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by Goncourt, Edmond de, 1822-1896; Goncourt, Jules de, 1830-1870
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Troisieme serie has title: L'art du XVIIIe siecle
Topics: Artists, Art, Modern
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by Christiansen, Broder, b. 1869
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Topic: Art
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Topics: Bible, genealogy
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Topics: Mishnah, genealogy
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by Pennsylvania, University of. University Museum
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Topic: Art
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Slater, John;
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, 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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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Colonies, genealogy
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Vols. have added t.p.: Kerem chemed (Lieblicher Weinberg)
Topic: genealogy
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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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by Schäffle, A. (Albert), 1831-1903
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Reprinted mainly from "Zukunft" (Berlin)--cf. p. v
Topic: genealogy
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by Audsley, George Ashdown, 1838-1925
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xii, 304 p., 32 leaves of plates : 29 cm
Topics: Pottery -- Japan -- History, Pottery -- Marks, Art, Japanese, Decoration and ornament -- Japan
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by Hélys, Marc, pseud
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Topics: Women, Women, Women in literature and art, Women in Sweden
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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