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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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223 p., [6] leaves of plates :
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Topic: Diplomatic and consular service, Ukrainian -- Law and legislation
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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v. : 23 cm
Topics: Ukrainians -- Austria -- Periodicals, Ukrainian literature -- Periodicals, Ukraine -- Politics and...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Kashchenko, Adrian, 1858-1921
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Topic: Hordiienko, Kost, 1733
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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From the library of John Luczkiw
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
by Lunkevich, V. V. (Valerian Viktorovich), 1866-1941; Halushchynsky, Ivan
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Amidst everlasting snow and ice
Topic: Icebergs
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832; Zahul, Dmytro, 1890-
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Rich diietsia na Ukraïni v chasi viny
Fisher copy: With the ink stamp of the Ukrainian Dramatic Club, Kitchener, Ont
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Mamin-Sibiriak, D. N. (Dmitri Narkisovich), 1852-1912
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Cover title
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951; Luczkiw, John, 1923-1974
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951; Luczkiw, John, 1923-1974
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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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From the library of John Luczkiw
Topic: Socialism
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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From the library of John Luczkiw
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 Sichynsky, Myroslav, 1887-
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Topic: Ukrainians
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
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Naumovych, I. H. (Ivan Hryhorovych), 1826-1891
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Cover title
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hrushevsky, Mykhalo, 1866-1934
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Topic: Khmelnytsky, Bohdan, ca. 1594-1657
Caption title; title, page supplied by this Library
Topic: Tales, Ukrainian
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951; Luczkiw, John, 1923-1974
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ROBA copy 1 from the library of John Luczkiw
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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 Tovstonos, V. P. (Vitali Pavlovych), 1883-1936
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by Franko, Ivan, 1856-1916
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Semenko, Mykhal, 1892-1937
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Komyshevatsky, S; Gogol, Nikola Vasilevich, 1809-1852. Noch pered Rozhdenstvom
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Cover title
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Topic: Ukrainian drama
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by Kashchenko, Adrian, 1858-1921
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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Purchased from the Seweryn Windyk Library Bequest
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
by Chakovsky, Andri, 1857-1935
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From the library of John Luczkiw
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Lopatynsky, Lev, 1868-1914
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Koroliv-Stary, V. (Vasyl), 1876-1941
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Cover title
Topics: Short stories, Czech, Ukrainian Collection
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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From the library of John Luczkiw
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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Source: yaremko
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by Durkheim, Emile, 1858-1917
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Copy 2 is a photocopy
Topic: Sociology
Dii͡a I. "Na proshchu v Kyïv" -- Dii͡a II. "Kyïvsʹki trushchoby." -- Dii͡a III. Bili͡a t͡serkvy Andrii͡a Pervozvannoho.
Topics: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages, Poor
Source: yaremko
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Nykolyshyn, Dmytro
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Ukrainian translation of: Ursprung der Familie, des Privateigenthums, und des Staats
Topics: Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881, Primitive societies, Genealogy, Property, State, The
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Kashchenko, Adrian, 1858-1921
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From the library of Wolodymyr Sluzar
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Rudnytsky, Stepan, 1877-
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Synez͡hupanet͡sʹ, Mykola
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Topic: Feuilletons, Ukrainian
Source: yaremko
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
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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From the library of Wolodymyr Sluzar
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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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
by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832; Zahul, Dmytro, 1890-1944
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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 Hrushevsky, Mykhalo, 1866-1934
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"Tekst drukovano bez zmin z vyd. 1912. roku"--T.p. verso
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
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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 Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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Edition varies
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
texts
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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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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Otamanovsky, Valentyn, 1893-; Fediv, Ihor, 1895-
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Cherkasenko, Spyrydon
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John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
by Oles, O., 1878-1944
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kn. VII
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
texts
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
texts
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by Vynnychenko, Volodymyr, 1880-1951
texts
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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
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)
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
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by IEfremov, Serhi, 1876-1939
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Topic: Ukrainian literature
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Ukrainian language