On 11 May 2005 an agreement was signed by Prof Jean-Marc Rapp, then rector of UNIL, and Hubert Villard, then director de the Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne at Dorigny (BCUL-D). The agreement regulated the globes’ temporary custody in the storerooms of BCUL-D’s Department of Manuscripts and the question of their ownership, de facto and de jure, at UNIL.
The globes’ condition was assessed for the first time when they were deposited with BCUL-D.
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- Convention de dépôt : Custody agreement between the Cantonal University Library and the University of Lausanne signed by Prof. Jean-Marc Rapp and Hubert Villard on 12 May 2005.