AO. Joseph Murumbi.

AO: Mr. Joseph Murumbi (1911-1990) was a Kenyan politician who was the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya from 1964 to 1966, and its second Vice-President between May and December 1966. Murumbi played a key role in promoting the arts in Kenya and according to Fedha (1972) (below) played a big roll in setting up the archives.

Mr. Joseph Murumbi who was Minister of State in the Prime Minister[‘]s office played a big roll in setting up the Archives service as he had immense interest in Archives and books. He had been a book collector in U.K. for many years before independence and if I may say he has now today the finest collection of African books in this country and perhaps in the whole of East Africa.


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