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archives administrator

Musila Musembi, Kenyan archives administrator. Member International Council Archives (treasurer eastern and southern Africa regional branch 1980-1984, secretary general 1986-1991), Association Commonwealth Archivists and Records Managers (member executive committee since 1991, chairman organising committee Pan African conference on preservation and conservation of library and archival materials Nairobi 1993).

Background

Musembi, Musila was born in 1950 in Machakos, Kenya. Son of Musembi Nthiani and Wavinya Musembi.

Education

Bachelor with honors, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1974. Postgraduate diploma of archival studies, University Ghana, Legon, Ghana, 1976.

Career

Teacher St. Patrick's Secondary School, 1974-1975. Archivist III Kenya National Archives, Nairobi, 1975-1978, archivist II, 1978-1979, archivist I, 1979-1982, senior archivist, 1982-1984, chief archivist, 1984-1991, director, since 1992. Member steering committee International Microfilming Programme Developing Countries, 1989-1992.

Secretary International Federation of Library Associations/International Cooperation Administration Joint Committee on Preservation in Africa, 1996-1998.

Membership

Member International Council Archives (treasurer eastern and southern Africa regional branch 1980-1984, secretary general 1986-1991), Association Commonwealth Archivists and Records Managers (member executive committee since 1991, chairman organising committee Pan African conference on preservation and conservation of library and archival materials Nairobi 1993).

Connections

Married Mary Ngina, August 2, 1978. Children: Hope Wavinya, Musembi Musila, Nthian Musila.

father:
Musembi Nthiani

mother:
Wavinya Musembi

spouse:
Mary Ngina

child:
Hope Wavinya Musembi

child:
Musembi Musila Musembi

child:
Nthian Musila Musembi