For document symbol numbers that are not from the main bodies...
1) Search for the title (not the symbol number) in the Cornell Library Classic Catalog or Worldcat* The item may have been purchased separately and included in a library's holdings. Example: the Official Records of the Human Rights Committee. JX1977.A37 Y4 +
2) Check the Official Web Site locator of the United Nations System of Organizations. (Some of these websites will include documents, although coverage will vary).
4) Check the Yearbook of the United Nations, 1946 - 2009, for additional clues.
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