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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: Ukrainian language
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by IEfremov, Serhi, 1876-1939
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Topic: Ukrainian literature
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Lozynsky, Mykhalo, 1880-; Karmansky, Petro, 1878-1956
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Vol. 2, pt. 1 compiled by Mykhalo Lozynsky, pt. 2 by P. Karmansky
Topic: Polish people
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Vozniak, Mykhalo, 1881-1954
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From the library of John Luczkiw
Topic: Ukrainian drama (Comedy)
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by Smal-Stockyj, Stephan, 1859-1938; Gartner, Theodor, 1843-1925
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At head of title: Stotsky i Hartner
Topic: Ukrainian language
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Oles, O., 1878-1944
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Cherkasenko, Spyrydon
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Otamanovsky, Valentyn, 1893-; Fediv, Ihor, 1895-
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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Topics: Socialism, Philosophy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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by Draper, John William, 1811-1882; Pavlyk, Mykhalo, 1853-1915
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Translation of History of the conflict between religion and science
Topic: Religion and science
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Truba, I
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Hrushevsky, Mykhalo, 1866-1934
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"Tekst drukovano bez zmin z vyd. 1912. roku"--T.p. verso
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Truba, I
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832; Zahul, Dmytro, 1890-1944
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Presented to the library by The Trident Club of St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Toronto
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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From the library of Wolodymyr Sluzar
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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Presented to the library by The Trident Club of St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Toronto
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by Synez͡hupanet͡sʹ, Mykola
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Topic: Feuilletons, Ukrainian
Source: yaremko
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Rudnytsky, Stepan, 1877-
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Kashchenko, Adrian, 1858-1921
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From the library of Wolodymyr Sluzar
Ukrainian translation of: Ursprung der Familie, des Privateigenthums, und des Staats
Topics: Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881, Primitive societies, Genealogy, Property, State, The
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by Nykolyshyn, Dmytro
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Dii͡a I. "Na proshchu v Kyïv" -- Dii͡a II. "Kyïvsʹki trushchoby." -- Dii͡a III. Bili͡a t͡serkvy Andrii͡a Pervozvannoho.
Topics: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages, Poor
Source: yaremko
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Durkheim, Emile, 1858-1917
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Copy 2 is a photocopy
Topic: Sociology
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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Source: yaremko
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Koroliv-Stary, V. (Vasyl), 1876-1941
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Topics: Short stories, Czech, Ukrainian Collection
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Lopatynsky, Lev, 1868-1914
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by Chakovsky, Andri, 1857-1935
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From the library of John Luczkiw
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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Gift of John S. Muchin
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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Purchased from the Seweryn Windyk Library Bequest
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by Kashchenko, Adrian, 1858-1921
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Topic: Ukrainian drama
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Komyshevatsky, S; Gogol, Nikola Vasilevich, 1809-1852. Noch pered Rozhdenstvom
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Semenko, Mykhal, 1892-1937
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by Franko, Ivan, 1856-1916
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by Tovstonos, V. P. (Vitali Pavlovych), 1883-1936
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951; Luczkiw, John, 1923-1974
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From the library of John Luczkiw
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951; Luczkiw, John, 1923-1974
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Topic: Tales, Ukrainian
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hrushevsky, Mykhalo, 1866-1934
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Topic: Khmelnytsky, Bohdan, ca. 1594-1657
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Naumovych, I. H. (Ivan Hryhorovych), 1826-1891
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Tohobochny, I. (Ivan), 1862-1933
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Donated by The Ukrainian Branch No. 360, Canadian Legion B.E.S.L., Toronto, Ontario
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by Sichynsky, Myroslav, 1887-
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Topic: Ukrainians
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Mamin-Sibiriak, D. N. (Dmitri Narkisovich), 1852-1912
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From the library of John Luczkiw
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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From the library of John Luczkiw
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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From the library of John Luczkiw
Topic: Socialism
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Bukharin, Nikola Ivanovich, 1888-1938
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"Vydanie Ukraïnskoï federatsiï amerykanskoï sotsiialïstichnoï partiï."
Topics: Kommunisticheskaia partiia Sovetskogo Soiuza, Communism
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by 30-i Zizd Ukraïnsko Federatsiï Sotsiialïstychnoï Partiï v Amerytsï.*
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951; Luczkiw, John, 1923-1974
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951; Luczkiw, John, 1923-1974
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by Mamin-Sibiriak, D. N. (Dmitri Narkisovich), 1852-1912
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Fisher copy: With the ink stamp of the Ukrainian Dramatic Club, Kitchener, Ont
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Rich diietsia na Ukraïni v chasi viny
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by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832; Zahul, Dmytro, 1890-
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by Lunkevich, V. V. (Valerian Viktorovich), 1866-1941; Halushchynsky, Ivan
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Amidst everlasting snow and ice
Topic: Icebergs
The Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
by Doroshenko, Dmytro, 1882-1951
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Ruthenians
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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From the library of John Luczkiw
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by Kashchenko, Adrian, 1858-1921
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Topic: Hordiienko, Kost, 1733
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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v. : 23 cm
Topics: Ukrainians -- Austria -- Periodicals, Ukrainian literature -- Periodicals, Ukraine -- Politics and...
v. ; 15 cm
Topic: Diplomatic and consular service, Ukrainian -- Law and legislation
223 p., [6] leaves of plates :
10 p