Bud Barnett Cowboy Poetry Collection
Creator: Bud Barnett
Quantity: 1 inch
Bud Barnett is a performing cowboy poet. The ten poems in this collection are examples of his work.
During part of his childhood, Bud Barnett lived in the Mojave Desert where his dad rode herd for the Diamond Bar Ranch. Later, the family moved to northeast Oklahoma and worked as sharecroppers. Bud mended fences and worked around horses and cattle. In 1981 when his father passed away, Bud began writing poems about the older Barnett’s experiences and the tales he told.
Scope & Content Note
The ten poems in the collection are printed, one per page. One additional page has a biographical clipping taped down with Bud Barnett’s signature.
Diamond Bar Ranch
The Bud Barnett Cowboy Poetry Collection was donated to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in 2002 by Bud Barnett.
This is a small collection.
The Bud Barnett Cowboy Poetry Collection is the property of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Materials, even if owned by the NCWHM, may be protected under third party copyright. It is the patron’s responsibility to research and secure any such additional copyright and pay any required fees or royalties. It is not the intention of the NCWHM to impede upon any third party rights, and the NCWHM cannot be held responsible if the patron is involved in legal action due to violation of third party copyright claims.
The Bud Barnett Cowboy Poetry Collection has no restrictions and is available for research. If you are interested in researching the materials, please contact the Dickinson Research Center to make an appointment.
Bud Barnett Cowboy Poetry Collection, Box ##, Folder ##, Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Series 1: Poetry
|Box||Folder||Folder Title / Description|
|1||1||Biographical clipping taped to a single page, a note and signature by Bud Barnett included.|
|1||1||Introductory page to poems: “Poetry Written By Bud Barnett. Most of Bud’s Poetry is written about his own personal Experiences, Family members or Close Friends.”|
|1||1||Poem, “Little Brother”|
|1||1||Poem, “The Devils Top Hand”|
|1||1||Poem, “Dad’s Old Saddle”|
|1||1||Poem, “Long Johns”|
|1||1||Poem, “Check Yer Riggin”|
|1||1||Poem, “The Ranch Hand”|
|1||1||Poem, “Fits All”|