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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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Beginning in 1988, English and French titles appear in parallel columns on t.p
Topic: Session laws
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2012 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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No. 1 issued without title
Topic: Engineering
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2012 St. Michael's College School (Toronto, Ont.)
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Yearbook
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1919 Hall, Fred S. (Fred Smith), 1870-1946; Brooke, Elizabeth Winston, 1891-
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Topic: Marriage law
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Topics: Ladins -- Italy Bolzano (Province), Ladins -- Italy Udine (Province)
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1919 Vicuña Fuentes, Carlos
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Topics: Neumann, Stanislav Kostka, 1875-1947, Authors, Czech
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1919 Chapais, Thomas, 1858-1946
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"Sources et ouvrages a consulter": at end of each chapter
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1919 Pascal, Carlo, 1866-1926
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Topics: Horace, Latin poetry -- History and criticism
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1919 Rose, Robert Selden; Bacon, Leonard, jt. tr
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1919 Spire, André, 1868-
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1919 McFadyen, John Edgar, 1870-1933
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1919 Andrade y Uribe, Benito Mariano, 1868-1934
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Topics: Maura, Antonio, 1853-1925, Partido Conservador (Spain)
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1919 Sharma, Somanatha; Hemarja, fl. 1653-1668. Candrik
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Topic: Nepali language
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1919 Vaughan, Agnes Carr
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Thesis (PH. D.)--University of Michigan, 1917
Topics: Insanity (Law), Psychische stoornissen, Maatschappij, Griekse oudheid
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1919 Jeanne, René, 1887-; Wissant, Georges de
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1919 Wood, Edith Elmer, 1871-1945
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Topic: Housing -- United States
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1919 McCall, Samuel W. (Samuel Walker), 1851-1923
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Topics: Citizenship, United States -- Politics and government
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1919 Dahms, Walter, 1887-
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Topic: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847
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1919 De Morgan, William Frend, 1839-1917; De Morgan, Evelyn (Pickering)
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1919 Almeida, Mario de
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1919 Jenison, Elsie Safford, 1894-
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Thesis, Ph.D. - Columbia Univ., 1919
Topics: Rome -- Provinces and colonies, Sicily (Italy) -- History
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Topic: Russia -- Economic conditions 1917-1927
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1919 Doumic, René, 1860-1937
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Topic: Saint-Simon, Louis de Rouvroy, duc de, 1675-1755
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1919 Marquis, Don, 1878-1937
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Topic: Greek drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism
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1919 Almqvist, C. J. L. (Carl Jonas Love), 1793-1866
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1919 Braithwaite, William C. (William Charles), 1862-1922
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Topic: Society of Friends
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1919 Birmingham, George A., 1865-1950
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1919 Maseres, Francis, 1731-1824; Wallace, W. Stewart (William Stewart), 1884-1970
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Maseres, Francis, 1731-1824, Canada -- History 1763-1791 Sources, Canada -- Politics and government...
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1919 Reed, John
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1919 Howe, E. W. (Edgar Watson), 1853-1937
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1919 Glass, Max
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1919 Laughlin, Clara Elizabeth, 1873-1941
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Topic: Foch, Ferdinand, 1851-1929
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1919 Brulat, Paul, 1866-1940; Homsy, Désiré
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1919 Mauthner, Fritz, 1849-1923
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Vol. 1. Nach berühmten Mustern; Totenspräche; Verse; Narr und König.- Vol. 2. Xanthippe und anderes, neu durchgesehene Ausgabe.- Vol. 3. Hypatia.- Vol. 4. Böhmische Novellen.- Vol. 5. Der letzte Tod des Gautama Buddha; Aus dem Märchenbuch der Wahrheit.- Vol. 6. Erzählungen
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1919 Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945
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1919 Kellogg, Vernon L. (Vernon Lyman), 1867-1937
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany
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1919 Friedman, Elisha Michael, 1889-
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Topics: Reconstruction (1914-1939), Labor and laboring classes -- Germany, England -- Labour and labouring...
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1919 Oppenheim, L. (Lassa), 1858-1919
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Topic: League of Nations
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1919 Great Britain. Coal industry commission; Sankey, John Sankey, Viscount, 1866-1948
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I. Reports and minutes of evidence on the first stage of the inquiry.- II. Reports and minutes of evidence on the second stage of the inquiry.- III. Apendices, charts, and indexes
Topics: Coal trade -- Great Britain, Coal miners -- Great Britain
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1919 Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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Topic: Watson, Charles Moore, (Sir), 1844-1916
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1919 Kolb, Annette, 1870-1967
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"Anhang" in French
Topic: Report of the Minister of Public Works
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1919 Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951; Luczkiw, John, 1923-1974
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Cover title
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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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1919 Chouinard, Ernest, 1856-
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From 1900-1906, this report was produced by the Geological Survey Department; Department of the Interior, with the title "Summary Report of the Geological Survey Department." From 1907-1919, the report was continued by the Department of Mines, as "Summary Report of the Geological Survey Branch of the Department of Mines"; alternate titles during this period (1907-1919) were "Summary Report of the Department of Mines (Geological Survey)" ; "Summary Report of...
Topic: Summary Report of the Geological Survey
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1919 Sumichrast, Frederick Caesar de
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Topic: United States -- History
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1919 Webling, Peggy
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1919 Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Poetry, English poetry -- 20th century History and criticism
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1919 Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933
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1919 Oesterley, W. O. E. (William Oscar Emil), 1866-1950
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Bibliography: p. xix-xx
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1919 Webster, Angus Duncan
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Topic: Afforestation -- Great Britain
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1919 Di Giacomo, Salvatore, 1860-1934
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1919 Fish, Carl Russell, 1876-1932
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Topics: United States -- Territorial expansion, United States -- Foreign relations
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1919 University of Toronto. School of Engineering Research
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Bulletins no. 1-9, 1919-32 consist of 139 papers after which each paper is issued as separate bulletin and numbered 140-
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Topic: Engineering
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1919 Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916
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Two novels
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1919 Landau, Zishe, 1889-1937
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Topics: Yiddish poetry, Yiddish poetry
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1919 Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916
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1919 Muyddn
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Topics: Turkish literature, Turkish literature
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1919 Gantt, Henry Laurence, 1861-1919
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Topics: Cost and standard of living, Efficiency, Industrial, Wages
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Directories
Topic: Civil Service List
Topic: Annual Report of the Minister of Agriculture
Topic: Census of Industry
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1919 Beli, Aleksandar, 1876-1960
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1919 Bakunin, Mikhail Aleksandrovich, 1814-1876; Rocker, Rudolf, 1873-1958
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Topics: Bakunin, Mikhail Aleksandrovich, 1814-1876, Anarchism