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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 Amad, Bashruddn
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1919 León, Ricardo, 1877-1943
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Editions and publishers vary
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Conferencia pronunciada ante S.M. el Rey, el día 20 de agosto de 1919
Topics: Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912, Spanish literature
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1919 Laughlin, J. Laurence (James Laurence), 1850-1933
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References at head of chapters. Biliography on prices: p. 221-224
Topics: Money, Prices
Topic: Estimates
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"Aḥdut ha-Ê»avodah" / B. Katsnelson -- Hanḥalat ha-lashon le-Ê»am / Sh. Yavniʼeli -- Ḥevrat á¹­shará¹­er / Y.A-R. -- ha-PoÊ»el ṿeha-tarbut / A. Sh. á¹¾aldshá¹­in -- RaÊ»yon ha-avodah be-shire Ṭsherniḥovsḳi / Y. Ḥ. Brener -- Ish ha-ḥalomot (le-zekher Barzilai) / M. Smilansḳi -- YiÅraʼel GilÊ»adi / B. Leṿinzon -- Mi-ṿeÊ»idot ha-iḥud (proá¹­oḳolim) -- Mikhtav mi-A. Z. Rabinovits
Topics: Aḥdut ha-Ê»avodah (Palestine), Labor Zionism, Aḥdut ha-ʻavodah (Palestine)
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1919 Fahrländer, Max
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1919 Beli, Aleksandar, 1876-1960
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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 Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933
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Topic: Anarchism and anarchists
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1919 Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876-1958
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1919 Casal, Julio J., 1889-1954
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1919 Meyer, Alfred Richard, 1882-
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1919 Schibli, Emil, 1891-
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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
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Topic: Company of Glaziers, London
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1919 Littell, Philip, 1868-1943
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Topic: Books and reading
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1919 Bondy, François, b. 1875
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1919 Courthope, William John, 1842-1917
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Topic: Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719
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1919 Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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Topic: Raiffeisen, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1818-1888
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1919 Blasco Ibáñez, Vicente, 1867-1928; Douglas, Frances
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1919 University of Toronto. School of Engineering Research
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Topic: Engineering
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1919 Espina, Concha, 1869-1955
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1919 Almqvist, C. J. L. (Carl Jonas Love), 1793-1866
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Topics: Life, Psychology, Educational
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
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v. : 23 cm
Topics: Ukrainians -- Austria -- Periodicals, Ukrainian literature -- Periodicals, Ukraine -- Politics and...
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Topics: Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906, Hodler, Ferdinand, 1853-1918, Post-impressionism (Art)
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1919 Schmidt, Richard, 1866-
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Topic: genealogy
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1919 Castro, Augusto de, 1883-
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1919 Castellanos Quinto, Erasmo
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Prologue by Luis G. Betancourt
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1919 Wassermann, Jakob, 1873-1934
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1919 Cribbs, George Arthur
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Topic: Classification
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Topics: Treaty of Versailles (1919), World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany
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1919 Eger, Otto, 1877-
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"Rektoratsprogramm der Universität Basel für das Jahr 1918"
Topics: Bible, Law
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1919 O'Siochfhradha, Pádraig, 1883-1964
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1919 Hughes, Dorothy
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Includes index
Topics: Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400, Great Britain -- History Edward III, 1327-1377 Sources, Great Britain...
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1919 Shepherd, William R. (William Robert), 1871-1934
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Topic: Latin America -- History
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1919 Kika, Petr, 1884-1949
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1919 MacDonald, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1842-1928
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1919 Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958
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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 Chapais, Thomas, 1858-1946
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Topics: Ladins -- Italy Bolzano (Province), Ladins -- Italy Udine (Province)
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Topics: Eastern question (Balkan), Balkan Peninsula -- Economic conditions, Serbia -- Economic conditions,...
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1919 Strindberg, August, 1849-1912; Schering, Emil, 1873-
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Tr. of Kammarspel
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1919 Riazanov, D. B
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Marx, Karl, 1818-1883, Intellectuals, Russians
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Topic: Ukrainian literature -- History and criticism
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1919 Gaillard, Gaston
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Baltic States, World War, 1914-1918 -- Scandinavia, Pangermanism
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1919 Vavrouek, Bohumil, 1875-
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1. Spisovatelé -- 2. Politikové
Topics: Portraits, Czech, Authors, Czech, Statesmen
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1919 Veneziani, Carlo
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Topic: Gandusio, Antonio, 1875-1951
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1919 Asquith, H. H. (Herbert Henry), 1852-1928
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Topics: Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639, English poetry
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Topic: Russia -- Economic conditions 1917-1927
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1919 Robinson, Emma, 1814-1890
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Topic: Great Britain -- History Charles II, 1660-1685 Fiction
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1919 Gardner, Charles, 1874-
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Topic: Blake, William, 1757-1827
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1919 Delahaye, Ernest, 1853-1930
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Topic: Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896
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1919 Muyddn
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Topics: Turkish literature, Turkish literature
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1919 Ludendorff, Erich, 1865-1937
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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1919 Schwarz, Karl, 1885-
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Topic: Krayn, Hugo
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1919 Webling, Peggy
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Topics: Banks and banking -- Sweden, Coins, Swedish, Numismatics -- Sweden
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1919 Dahms, Walter, 1887-
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Topic: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847
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1919 Birmingham, George A., 1865-1950
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1919 Valdour, Jacques
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Topic: Agricultural laborers -- France
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1919 Pain, Barry, 1864-1928
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1919 Lachmann, Hedwig; Landauer, Gustav, 1870-1919
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