Dates: 1970s

Collection Number: MS 8 

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 2 folders.

Creators/Collectors: Phillips, Claire Monroe.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:  Claire Monroe Phillips Research Papers, MS 8, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va. 

Acquisition Information: Gift of Claire Monroe Phillips, 1976 May 26.

Biographical/Historical Information: Claire Monroe Phillips was a local genealogist.

Scope and Content: This is a collection of research papers that Phillips compiled on various families she was hired to research.


This collection is divided into 2 folders.

Folder 1: Wilhoit Family: Genealogical data and historical notes about the Wilhoit (Wilhite) family in Albemarle County, Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. (110 leaves; ALS; genealogical charts, typescripts, reprints, hand written research notes, photocopies of clippings, photograph, maps). Includes information about the Wilhoit farm in Albemarle County, Virginia, photocopies of photographs of the Wilhoit farm, and a list of burials at the Wilhoit cemetery.

Folder 2: Mullins Family: Correspondence between Mrs. Phillips and a J.A. Mullins of Lubbock, Texas for whom she was researching the Mullins family in central Virginia, looking specifically for a Valentine Mullins and his brothers in the 1700s. Mrs. L.R. Hoffman of Longview, Texas is also a correspondent. Correspondence dates 29 February 1972-10 March 1975. Also included are some documents containing Mullins entries and a notepad containing handwritten notes made by Mrs. Phillips during her research.

Persons: Phillips, Claire Monroe.

Family Names:

  • Wilhoit family.
  • Mullins family.


  • Bible records
  • Genealogy

Record Types:

  • Correspondence.
  • Field notes.