Allison Schein Holmes

Allison Schein Holmes is the Archivist for WFMT and the Studs Terkel Radio Archive.

There, she collaborates with such partners as the Library of Congress, the Chicago History Museum, Chicago Public Library and Dominican University’s School of Information Studies. After receiving her archivist certification in 2013 she became the Archivist for the Creative Audio Archive at Experimental Sound Studio, where she had been the Archive Manager since 2011. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Audio, Arts and Acoustics from Columbia College Chicago and a MLIS from Dominican University in 2012 in order to become an audio archivist. Prior projects include processing the photography archives of Johnson Publishing Company as part of the Armstrong-Johnston team, reorganizing the library at the Arts Club of Chicago and metadata assistance for Northwestern University Library’s Digital Collections department. She is also the 2014 recipient of the Young Mazzuchelli Model award.


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