the Fall of 1912 Fiske joined the architecture faculty at the University
of Illinois. There he met Marie Goebel, daughter of professor
Goebel. They were married on June 7th, 1913. In the Fall of 1913 the
Kimballs moved to Ann Arbor where Fiske became an instructor at the
of Michigan Architecture School. This was a busy and productive period
for him: He earned his Ph.D. in Fine Arts from the University, he
produced, Thomas Jefferson Architect (1916), and A History of
(1918). His tenure at Michigan (1913-1919) was interrupted by several
extended research leaves and led to his appointment, in the Spring of
to head the Department of Art and Architecture at the University of
Fiske Kimball and Marie Goebel Kimball, ca.
of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.