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Toronto Public Library


The Toronto Reference Library (previously the Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library) is a six storey facility in Toronto, Ontario, opened in 1977. The library was designed by architect Raymond Moriyama and is part of the Toronto Public Library system, but its collection is mostly non-circulating.

Now part of the the larger Toronto Public Library system, prior to 1998, it operated separately. It is one of three large libraries in the city, which includes the Robarts Library at the University of Toronto and Scott Library at York University.
The library collection consists of:
* 1.5 million volumes (monographs and bound periodicals)
* 2.5 million other materials (films, tapes, microforms, maps, fine art, ephemera, etc.)
* 360,000 linear metres of manuscript materials
Among the special collections is 1) the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, a collection devoted to the works of the creator of Sherlock Holmes, 2) the Baldwin Room, a collection of books, manuscripts, ephemera, maps and pictures relating to Upper Canada (now Ontario) and to early Toronto, named after Robert Baldwin a leading political reformer in Upper Canada and pre-Confederation Premier. The library also has an extensive performing arts collection, including papers and information on many Canadian artists, such as Al Waxman and The Dumbells

Materials for this collection provided by: Toronto Public Library

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1922
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1921
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1920
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1919
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Topics & Subjects
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Canadian periodicals
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Commercial catalogs
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Gardening
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Executive departments
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Expenditures, Public
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Finance, Public
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canada. parliament
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canada. dept. of finance
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roy, pierre georges, 1870-
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might directories ltd.
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western canadian immigration association
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vernon directories
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English
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French
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by Neil, Marion Harris
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Topics: Cookery, Menus, cbk
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Topic: Confectionery
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Topics: T. Eaton Co, Commercial catalogs
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by Rice Lewis & Son
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Topics: Rice Lewis & Son, Commercial catalogs, Bicycles -- Equipment and supplies Catalogs, Sporting...
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topics: Architecture -- Ontario, Ontario -- History, Leeds (Ont. : County) -- History, Leeds (Ont. :...
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Might Directories Ltd.
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Topics: Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, Wentworth (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Might Directories, ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Topics: York (Ont. : County) -- History, Canada -- History, Toronto (Ont.) -- History
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Topic: Canada -- Biography Dictionaries
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topics: Metropolitan Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
Topic: Lambton (Ont.) -- Biography
Topic: Ontario -- Directories
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Topics: Argenteuil (Québec) -- History, Prescott (Ont. : County) -- History
Topic: Canada -- Directories
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topics: Church buildings -- Ontario Toronto, Toronto (Ont.) -- History, Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and...
Description based on 1919
Description based on 1919
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by Smallfield, W. E. (William Elgood), 1861-1926; Campbell, Robert, 1846-1907
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Topics: Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario Renfrew (County), Renfrew (Ont. : County) -- History, Renfrew...
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Topic: St. Catharines (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, London (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topics: Metropolitan Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topics: Windsor (Ont.) -- Directories, Sandwich (Ont.) -- Directories, Walkerville (Ont.) -- Directories
Description based on 1921
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Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, London (Ont.) -- Directories
Topics: Social registers, Clubs -- Ontario Toronto, Toronto (Ont.) -- Social registers, Toronto (Ont.) --...
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by Might Directories, ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Toronto Public Library
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Containing a classified list of the business and professional men of the province: county, judicial and municipal officials ; division courts and their limits, etc
Third Series
Topics: Churches -- Ontario Toronto History, Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and travel, Toronto (Ont.) --...
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topics: Huron (Ont. : County) -- Directories, Middlesex (Ont. : County) -- Directories, Perth (Ont. :...
Topic: Guelph (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Johnston, William, 1840-1917
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Topic: Perth (Ont. : County) -- History
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
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by McEvoy, Bernard, 1842-1932; Finlay, A. H
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Topics: Canada. Canadian Army. Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories...
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Topic: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topic: London (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topic: London (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Houston, William Robert
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Topics: Directors of corporations -- Canada Directories, Executives -- Canada Directories, Corporations --...
Description based on 1860
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Topic: London (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and travel, Toronto (Ont.) -- History
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by Gordon, Mackay & Co
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Topics: Gordon, Mackay & Co, Commercial catalogs, Dry-goods -- Catalogs, Manufactures -- Catalogs
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Topics: T. Eaton Co, Commercial catalogs -- Canada Catalogs
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by Herrington, Walter S. (Walter Stevens), 1860-1947
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Topics: Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario, Lennox and Addington (Ont.) -- History
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by Canadian General Electric Company
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Topics: Canadian General Electric Company, Electric apparatus and appliances -- Catalogs, Commercial...
Description based on 1918
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by Might Directories Ltd.
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Volume 1
Topics: Churches -- Ontario Toronto History, Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and travel, Toronto (Ont.) --...
Topics: York (Ont. : County) -- History, Canada -- History, Toronto (Ont.) -- History
Description based on 1901
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by Might Directories Ltd.
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Toronto Public Library
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by Pringle, J. F. (Jacob Farrand), 1816-1901
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Topics: Ontario -- History, Cornwall (Ont.) -- History
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Topics: Windsor (Ont.) -- Directories, Sandwich (Ont.) -- Directories, Walkerville (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topic: Canada -- Biography
Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, London (Ont.) -- Directories
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by H. Krug Furniture Company Limited
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Topics: H. Krug Furniture Company Limited, Furniture -- Catalogs, Commercial catalogs, Office furniture --...
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Topics: T. Eaton Co, Commercial catalogs
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Topics: Thorold (Ont.) -- History, Thorold (Ont. : Township) -- History, Welland (Ont. : County) -- History
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by Smith, William Loe
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Topics: Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario, Ontario -- History
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Topics: T. Eaton Co, Kitchen utensils, Cookware, Clothing and dress, House furnishings, Implements,...
Topics: Windsor (Ont.) -- Directories, Sandwich (Ont.) -- Directories, Walkerville (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Canadian General Electric Company
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