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This collection consists of the diaries written by Janet Beaton between 1934 and 1949, and from 1962 until her death in 2018. The early diaries relate to her experience of wartime (for example, her 1939 diary includes her eye-witness account of a "Humbie Heinkel" over East Lothian. This was the first German aircraft to be brought down over mainland Britain during the Second World War.), and to her days at the University of Edinburgh. Subsequent diaries relate to her family, her many travels...
- Subject: World War, 1939-1945 | Lothian (Scotland) |
- Repository: University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections