Fiske, Dieman & Meginnis, Architects

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Lincoln, Nebraska, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Ferdinand Comstock Fiske (1856-1930), Architect


Harry Winfield Meginnis (1877-1943), Architect

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the Format and contents of Nebraska architect entries page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Educational & Professional Associations

1888-1889: Fiske & Peters, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1902: Dieman & Fiske, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

ca. 1903: Dieman & Meginnis, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1903-1910: Fiske & Dieman, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

ca. 1905: Fiske, Dieman & Meginnis, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1913-1914: Fiske & Miller, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1915-1924: Fiske & Meginnis, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1925: Fiske, Meginnis & Schaumberg, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1926-1951: Meginnis & Schaumberg, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Buildings & Projects


Agricultural School Building (1905) East Campus, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.[2][7] (LC13:E11-174)


John T. Dorgern house (n.d.), 17th & F Sts, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1]

Charles Seifert Store (n.d.), remodel, 133 S 9th, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1]

Ferdinand C. Fiske house (n.d.), 20th & Washington, Lincoln, Nebraska.[3]

Harpham Brothers Company Wholesale Warehouse (n.d.), 8th & P Sts, Lincoln, Nebraska.[4]

Daily Telegram Building (n.d.), Eau Claire, Wisconsin.[5]


H. W. Meginnis joined the firm in 1903; firm now to be known as Fiske, Dieman & Meginnis; announced March 7, 1903; Meginnis to head the Lincoln office.[6]


1. Lincoln Trade Review 1:47 (1903), 3.

2. Lincoln Trade Review 1:50 (1903), 12. (contract changed to Ag School from Campus Admin. Bldg.)

3. Lincoln Trade Review 1:3 (1902), 3.

4. Lincoln Trade Review 2:4 (1903), cover.

5. Lincoln Trade Review 2:4 (1903), 3. (pressed brick & stone)

6. Lincoln Trade Review 1:40 (1903), 4.

7. Lincoln Trade Review 1:48, (1902), 9.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Fiske, Dieman & Meginnis, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, December 9, 2014. Accessed, November 29, 2023.

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