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Learn more about Muriel Spark and other Scottish authors born in 1918
Newly-discovered letters shed light on Robert Burns’ family, Excise career and radical political opinions
Learn about the lives of Alberto Morrocco, Anna MacLeod and Hugh Malcolm - all born in 1917
Read about the weddings of three allied servicemen in Scotland in 1942
Discover the lives of the operatic soprano Mary Garden and Plant Hunter George Sherriff