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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: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by [Bagshaw, M. E.]
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
by [Bobrzyński, Michał, 1849-1935]
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Includes bibliographical referencs and index
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Translation of 'The basis of durable peace'
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World politics
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by [Fowler, Robert Ludlow] 1849-1936. [from old catalog]
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- United States, United States -- Foreign relations
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Canadian edition has title: A sunny subaltern, Billy's letters from Flanders. Toronto, McClelland, [1916]
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by [Hainsselin, Montagu Thomas]
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, England -- Navy
"Originally appeared under the title of Albert King of the Belgians"
Topics: Albert I, King of the Belgians, 1875-1934, World War, 1914-1918 -- Belgium
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by [Lyon, Laurance, 1875-1932]
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Topics: Treaty of Versailles (1919), World War, 1914-1918, England -- Politics and government 1900-1945,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by [Meynell, Wilfrid, 1852-]
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions Yugoslavia
"Verwendete literatur": p. [782]-796
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions, Yugoslavs
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by [Sanders, William Stephen]
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany, Socialism -- Germany
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by [Velimirovic, Nicolaj]
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Aaronsohn, Alexander
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Palestine, Turks -- Palestine, Palestine -- History 1799-1917
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Italy. Esercito. Reggimento fanteria, 13p0s, World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Abbey, Edwin Austin, d. 1917
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Abbott, G. F. (George Frederick)
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Greece, Greece -- Foreign relations, Greece -- Politics and government 1913-
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Errata page inserted
Topics: France. Armée, World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Abraham, James Johnston, 1876-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Hospitals, charities, etc, World War, 1914-1918 -- Serbia and Montenegro...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ackerman, Carl William, 1890-
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany
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Topics: Bolshevism, World War, 1914-1918 -- Siberia
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Adam, George Jefferys, 1883-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns Western Front, World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Adami, J. George (John George), 1862-1926
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Topics: Canada. Canadian Army. Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical and...
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns Turkey and the Near East, Great Britain -- Colonies New Zealand,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Adcock, Arthur St. John, 1864-1930
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Poetry, Poets, English, English poetry -- 20th century History and criticism
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Adcock, Arthur St. John, 1864-1930
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Poetry
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Adcock, Arthur St. John, 1864-1930
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The baptism of fire.- The four days' battle near Mons.- The destruction of Louvain.- The fight in the North Sea.- From Mons to the walls of Paris.- The spirit of victory
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Addison, Christopher Addison, Viscount, 1869-1951
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"A speech delivered in the House of Commons on the work of the Ministry of Munitions, June 28, 1917" --p. [5]
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Aicard, Jean
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Aicard, Jean François Victor, 1848-1921; Gunning, Margaret; Lallici, M. S.
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Aicard, Jean François Victor, 1848-1921
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ajtay, Jozsef, 1876-; Joncsó, Benedek, 1854-1930; Kovács, Alajos, 1877-
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions Transylvania
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Akselrod, Ida
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: War, World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Alazard, Jean, 1887-1960
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Italy, Italy -- Politics and government
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Alcalá Galiano, Alvaro, 1886-1936
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Alcalá Galiano, Alvaro, 1886-1936
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Aleksinski, Grigori Alekseevich, 1879-
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At head of title: Grégoire Alexinsky
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Finance United States
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Alexandra, Empress, consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1872-1918; Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918; Nabokov, Vladimir, 1869-1922
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Text of letters in Russian and English
Topics: Rasputin, Grigori Efimovich, ca. 1870-1916, World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Alexandra, Empress, consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1872-1918; Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918; Nabokov, Vladimir, 1869-1922
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Text of letters in Russian and English
Topics: Rasputin, Grigori Efimovich, ca. 1870-1916, World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Public buildings, Castles
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Alexinsky, Gregor, 1879-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes, Soviet Union -- Foreign relations, Soviet Union -- Politics and...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Allen, E. P. S
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Topics: Canada. Army. Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919. 116th Battalion, World War, 1914-1918 --...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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(Cmd. 258)
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
At head of title, vol. [1]: Ministère des Affaires Etrangères. Guerre Européenne. Documents, 1918; vol. [2] (Suite): Ministère des Affaires Etrangères. Guerre Européenne. Documents, 1918-19
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
(Cd. 8467)
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Altenburger, Julius
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions Hungary
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by American Academy of Arts and Letters
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Sermons, addresses, etc
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by American Association for International Conciliation
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International Conciliation: special bulletin
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by American Jewish Committee
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Jews
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ames, Herbert Brown, Sir, 1863-1954
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Topics: Canadian Patriotic Fund, World War, 1914-1918 -- Relief measures
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by An officer, pseud
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Signed L.L
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Anderson, R. Wherry
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Introduction signed A. Piatt Andrew, Inspector of the Field Service
Topics: American Field Service, World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Andrássy, Gyula, gróf, 1860-1929
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Andrássy, Gyula, gróf, 1860-1929; Reece, J. Holroyd
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Diplomatic history, Europe -- Politics and government 1871-1918, Hungary --...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Andrássy, Gyula, gróf, 1860-1929
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Angas, Lawrence Lee Bazley, 1893-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Reparations, Foreign exchange, Europe -- Economic conditions
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Angell, Norman, 1874-1967
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: International cooperation, World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Angell, Norman, Sir, 1874-1967
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Topics: Economic history -- 1918-, World War, 1914-1918 -- Influence and results
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Antón del Olmet, Luis
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Armando Guerra; Pio Baroja; J. Salaverría; Villaespesa; Angel Herrera; J. Benavente; Matilla; Juan Pujol; Delgado Barreto; Weyler; López Ballesteros; Antonio de Hoyos; Cánovas Cervantes; Ignacio de Santillán; Rodrigo Soriano; Carracido; Villanueva; Alcalá Zamora; Cirici Ventalló; Salillas; Vázquez de Mella; Gómez Hidalgo; Pedro de Répide; Cobián; Antonio de la Villa; Senante; Sotomayor; Vicente Gay; Carcia Cortés; Calvo Sotelo; Miguel Fernández "Fernanflor"; Maura
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Spain, World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, New Zealand