The Clear Fork Baptist Church Minute Book consists of a single bound volume that contains handwritten meeting minutes, membership lists, financial records, and the names of individuals who were withdrawn from the church's membership roll. The minute book documents the weekly operation and activities of this Greene County, Tennessee church. The book also contains two distinct lists that identify the church's membership for the years 1875 and 1890.
The Clear Fork Baptist Church Minute Book was purchased by Hal Smith, a former director of East Tennessee State University's Sherrod Library, on February 28, 1956. It was transferred to the Archives of Appalachia on May 22, 1985 by Fred Borchuck, current director of the Sherrod Library, accession number 1985-117.
Dawn Gentry,Melissa Garant, and Scott Schwartz completed processing and the minute book was opened for research on September 20, 1991.